Welcome to Greenshoots
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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The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 22: When to go to the IPEC – IP litigation in the UK
Appleyard Lees solicitors, Bill Lister and Chris Thomas, discuss when a case should be taken to the IPEC, the mechanisms for doing so, and what proceedings may look like once a case reaches the IPEC.
Who are the players in the digital healthcare space for medicine development? An analysis of patent filing trends
In this article, we look at some of the recent patenting trends and challenges in the digital healthcare space, with a spotlight on digital healthcare for medicine development.
After a potential opponent has decided to prepare an opposition, there are good reasons to also consider approaching the patent owner to try to negotiate a licensing agreement.
Parminder Lally’s article shows start-ups how to avoid the mistakes made by the start-up in Netflix’s The Billion Dollar Code.
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 21: Shifting priorities and working practices for in-house teams post-lockdown
In episode 6 of the podcast, released July 2020, Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys
Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Bobby Smithson, Jennifer Delaney and Howard Read lead a discussion on
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 20: Doctrine of equivalents and its impact on patent infringement assessment in the UK
In 2017, the UK Supreme Court’s judgement of Actavis v Eli Lilly created significant change