Small to medium enterprises
In March 2021, the UK government committed the IPO to publish enhanced guidelines on the examination of patent applications relating to AI inventions. Yesterday, these guidelines were published.
In part one of this series, we introduce the concepts of non-fungible tokens (NFTS), the metaverse, cryptocurrency and blockchain.
Partner and solicitor Bill Lister looks at how toys, in particular replica models of real life cars, could infringe on a trade mark.
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 31 – Innovation in autonomous vehicle technology
In this episode, In this episode, patent attorneys partner Richard Bray, and senior associate Paul Roscoe, and European patent attorney Tom Gregory, discuss the direction of innovation in autonomous vehicle technology.
The UP will, for the first time, offer patent proprietors the option to have a single patent covering multiple EU member states (17 at the time of writing, likely to be more in the future). As an alternative, the current “classical” validation route in different states will continue.
Trade mark attorney Beverley Robinson discusses post-COVID challenges to trade mark law, in the September 2022 edition of lawyer monthly.