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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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The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 24 – Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2021
This episode follows the release of Appleyard Lees inaugural Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2021. Authors David Walsh, Chris Mason and Paul Beynon discuss key insights from the report, and the complexities of analysing patent data.
Parminder and Simon look at this Artificial Intelligence based business, and provide advice on whether their AI technology is patentable.
Following a 2021 Board of Appeal decision, patent applications cannot be refused on the grounds that the description describes something that is not (or no longer) claimed.
In early 2021, the High Court of England and Wales found that Associated Newspapers Limited, , had infringed copyright belonging to the Duchess of Sussex and unlawfully invaded her privacy. We analyse what led to the decision of infringement in the Duchess’ case.
A recent EPO report on plastic recycling and plastic alternatives provided an analysis of innovation in technology areas such as chemical and biological recycling, and bioplastics. We discuss the findings.
European patent attorney Andrew Mullins looks at patenting surgical inventions.
What are non-fungible tokens (NFTS) and what are the copyright issues around owning an NFT?