In this article, we compare the requirements to obtain patents in the U.S. and Europe in the context of computer-implemented inventions such as simulation methods and artificial intelligence (AI).
Imagine this. You have a friend, Mrs Py, who is a UK resident and an enthusiastic inventor. Recently, Mrs Py invented an electronic paralyser which can be fitted into a pen.
A year on, and there is no sign of reduced remittal in opposition appeal proceedings.
Reduced patent fees for businesses qualifying as small or micro entities – a discussion of requirements, benefits and risk in Canada, Japan and the U.S.
Pursuing patent protection in multiple countries can be expensive. Whilst cost is always important, for some small companies, reducing expenditure is currently paramount to survival during the enforced global slowdown.
First published in Cambridge Catalyst, Parminder Lally explores how the pandemic has accelerated innovation. Wow,
Intellectual property for start-ups in a post-COVID world: part five – managing know-how and trade secrets
This series of articles explores the effect of COVID-19-related disruption on start-ups’ management and monetisation