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Greenshoots is a collection of fresh intellectual property insight, analysis and commentary on the issues that matter most to those who invent, manage and protect intellectual property, written by the IP specialists of Appleyard Lees.

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Legal Update

Appeal has no power

In a judgment handed down on 11th April 2019, Mr Justice Birss ruled on an


Big data, big problem?

Speakers at the recent joint UK IPO and WIPO Conference on artificial intelligence and intellectual

Quantum Technologies

Quantum comms

Quantum security refers to communications that use QKD and QRBG (Quantum Random Bit Generator) to

Quantum Technologies

Quantum computing

The single arithmetic logic unit (ALUs), where the work takes place, in today’s computers are