The Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) are now anticipated to go live on 1 June 2023, when the UPC Agreement (UPCA) is planned to enter into force.
Following a recent dispute between Tesco’s and Lidl, partner, trade mark attorney and solicitor Robert Cumming, and trainee trade mark attorney Lisa Thomson, discuss ‘bad faith’, and ‘evergreening’.
G2/21 Plausibility – The Enlarged Board of Appeal has heard the final arguments on whether post-filed data can be used to support inventive step
Patent attorneys Edward Rainsford and Sarah Gibbs discuss the recent verdict, delivered by the Enlarged Board of Appeal, on whether post-filed data can be used to support inventive step.
Intellectual property rights are territorial in nature, subject to the laws of individual countries, sitting within the constraints of jurisdictional boundaries. When does selling goods online, to another foreign jurisdiction, constitute trade mark infringement?
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 32 – understanding the UK IPO’s latest guidance on AI patent applications
In this episode, senior associate and patent attorney Paul Roscoe, and patent attorney Matthew Bennett, provide an in-depth analysis of the UK IPO’s latest guidance on patent examination for AI-based inventions.
In part three of this series, we look at recent legal disputes involving NFTs (ongoing and settled), that present new, unique intellectual property issues.