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.
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.
We look at AI patent filing trends relating to autonomous vehicles. What is the direction of innovation, and who are the key patent filers in this technology area?
In this episode, partner Ean Davies, and trainee patent attorney Jordan Tinkler, are joined by Theo Youds, founder of LURA. They discuss the organisations leading the race to put humans on the moon and mars, and the commercial viability of space innovation.
Will unitary Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) follow the introduction of the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC)?
SPCs are national rights that apply to certain pharmaceutical and plant protection products that have been authorized for use by the regulatory authorities. Will they follow the introduction of the UP/UPC?