The number of UK smartphones users reached 55.5 million in 2021. This means that nearly 83% of the population have…Read More
New Space Race promises commercial opportunities and technological innovation in the UK
In the past decade there has been a significant shift in how the space sector operates. Unlike the Space Race…Read More
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Can you keep a trade secret? Understanding pharmaceutical IP
Patents are the ‘go-to’ form of Intellectual Property (IP) protection for new pharmaceuticals. Through patents, protection can be attained for…Read More
How to protect a technical effect with a patent – the endless possibilities of selection inventions
Innovation in materials science often creates high levels of interest from the scientific community as well as the commercial world….Read More
Digital technology, pharmaceutical and green transport patent applications increase as the EPO’s latest figures confirm European patent applications return to growth
The European Patent Office’s latest patent index shows that patent applications filed at the EPO hit a record number in…Read More
How innovation will be vital in helping meet ever-growing demand for batteries
Net Zero has long been seen as an important goal in mitigating the effects of climate change. Recently, the COP26…Read More
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Net zero: how the Green Channel could help innovators protect their inventions in the UK
Governments around the world have committed to targets to decarbonise their economies in the coming years, in order to limit…Read More
The Unitary Patent: Is your business prepared for the biggest change to European patent law in 50 years?
T 1989/18 – An end to description amendments at the EPO?
A peculiarity of patent prosecution at the EPO is that examiners typically insist on the description being amended into line…Read More
Barker Brettell grows its Stockholm team with two new patent specialists, Claes Djurberg and Sara Frykstrand
Barker Brettell has continued to build on the strength of its well-respected local IP team in Sweden with Claes Djurberg…Read More