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How to harness speedy services from the UK IPO to improve your patenting strategy
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 16 2013

Since 16 March 2013 the America Invents Act (AIA) has expanded what constitutes prior art. The run-up to this law change date saw a spike in new


Mauritania solar plant goes online
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 22 2013

On April 18, the clean energy company Masdar opened its 30,000 solar photovoltaic (PV) panel planet, the Sheikh Zayed Solar Power Plant, in


The UK Patent Box clawing some money back from the taxman
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • April 18 2013

As of April 1st, companies paying UK corporation tax can take advantage of a new tax regime, dubbed the "Patent Box," to reduce their tax burden


British company delays fracking project
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • March 18 2013

On March 14, Britain's largest shale gas explorer, Cuadrilla Resources Holdings, said it will delay hydraulic fracturing operations at its Anna Road


Europe to test largest battery
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2013

S&C Electric announced July 30 that it will begin testing Europe's largest battery, a $28.7 million lithium manganese battery capable of storing up


UK CCS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 2 2012

The U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Crown Estate, and the U.K. CCS industry, released a report November 21 finding that electricity from large-scale gas and coal power plants equipped with carbon capture and storage could be cost-competitive with nuclear and renewable-generated electricity in the United Kingdom in a decade


The Sony data breach fine: a hand-slap from London now, but what would it have been under the proposed new EU Data Protection Regulation?
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2013

The UK Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Sony £250,000 for the widely publicized 2011 security breach during (see here, here, and


UK’s reduced VAT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • February 24 2013

The European Commission filed a challenge February 21 before the European Court of Justice to have the United Kingdom's reduced value added tax rates


UK shale gas exploration
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Burundi, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2012

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced December 13 that the United Kingdom has ended a ban on exploration for shale gas using fracking but operators will be subject to new controls to prevent seismic risks


New tools from the UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office: how to respond to subject access requests
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2013

The UK ICO has come through yet again with some clear guidance as to how to apply the UK's data protection laws in connection with requests by