Plant varieties post Brexit: how to protect your variety in the UK

Brexit has changed the way intellectual property rights are sought and protected, in many ways. Pre-Brexit, anyone seeking to protect plant varieties in the UK and/or EU member states made a single application to the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO); however, as of 1 January 2021, this is no longer possible.

Legal and ethical challenges of data-driven healthcare innovation

In the present climate it is clear that there is enormous pressure on healthcare systems across the globe. Further, an increasingly aging population leads to a number of healthcare challenges including that people are living longer generally with one or more chronic conditions.