Universities/research organisations

G2/21 Plausibility – the decision

The Enlarged Board of Appeal have decided that post-published evidence can be used to prove a technical effect for the assessment of inventive step if the technical effect is “encompassed by the technical teaching” of the application at the original filing date.

From antibodies to AI: what is patentable in the US and Europe?

In this webinar for university knowledge exchange practitioners, patent attorneys and senior associates Edward Rainsford and Parminder Lally discussed what can, and cannot, be patented at the European Patent Office (EPO) and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Don’t delay filing your UK divisional patent applications

In this article, senior associate and patent attorney Parminder Lally, and trainee patent attorney Debora Dorn, provide a summary of the new practice regarding UK divisional patent applications, that will come into effect on 1 May 2023.