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IP for AI: can we patent an artificial human expert?

March 21 2017 Recently there have been several stories in the media about how we are all at risk of being replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI), the recent BBC…

The good, the bad, and the very ugly ‘cease and desist’ letters

November 29 2017 Branding, and the values it represents, is at the core of all businesses, so it is understandable that companies will do all they can to protect it…

Plausibility at the EPO - how much data or experimental information is enough?

April 11 2019 A patent for an invention provides its owner with the right to exclude others from making, using, offering for sale or otherwise selling the…

C.A.S.E. Study: The Four Letters Directing the Automotive Sector

January 23 2019 Whether you know it as CASE or ACES[i], the impact of those four letters on the automotive sector looks set to be far greater than their tiny…

Who owns your great idea?

June 3 2016 You know that the billings system could be improved…the amount of time from order to despatch could be cut in half…or if you could only tweak that…

Don’t know where to start but want to protect your business? Let us guide you through the basics…

July 2 2020 Are you under the impression that the path to securing Intellectual Property (IP) protection for your business appears to be convoluted, costly and…

IPO set return to normal deadlines as it announces it will end interrupted days on 29 July 2020

June 30 2020 The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has reviewed its position on interrupted days, deciding to bring this to an end on 29th July 2020 as lockdown…

Can copyright law help Brompton ride out an IP storm?

June 25 2020 Two bicycle companies, Brompton Bicycle Limited and Get2Get, are in dispute at the Belgian Tribunal de l’entreprise de Liège over Intellectual…

When 2020 serves a curveball: five emerging trends set to redefine the food & drink industry

June 18 2020 Fiercely competitive during the best of times, the food and drink sector is well-versed in meeting short deadlines and managing tight margins, as…

Keeping your brand alive

June 4 2020 Just like the year 2020 is proving to be, the global recovery from lockdown measures is difficult to accurately predict. How will the coronavirus…