The UP will, for the first time, offer patent proprietors the option to have a single patent covering multiple EU member states (17 at the time of writing, likely to be more in the future). As an alternative, the current “classical” validation route in different states will continue.
Trade mark attorney Beverley Robinson discusses post-COVID challenges to trade mark law, in the September 2022 edition of lawyer monthly.
Based on the grounds of likelihood of confusion, and reputation of an existing mark, the UK IPO has issued a decision confirming victory for the Estonian on-demand transportation platform, Bolt.
This article discusses examples of femtech innovations that have been patented in recent years.
In this article, we look at AI patent filing trends across aerospace and avionics, and identify the key filers in these fields.
Do the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC) offer advantages for SMEs and universities?
As an incentive for patent proprietors such as SMEs and universities to opt for the Unitary Patent, the new system has introduced the possibility of financial compensation for these proprietors in certain circumstances.