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The new European patent legal system infographic
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • January 5 2015

25 EU Member States signed the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement in February 2013, laying the foundations for a Court common to all participating


Copy digital files to your Dropbox account, Ipod, or Kindle without breaking the law
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2014

Given that copying is integral to so many Technologies, it is commonplace in the digital age to expect to be able to transfer or backup copies of


The Role of IP in the Business Plan
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • January 11 2016

Your business plan allows you to document your business objectives and helps you to focus your commercial direction - but your business plan is also a


The seven deadly IP sins committed by startups
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • October 1 2015

For many entrepreneurs, the business itself is a vice; but some business owners are also guilty of habitually overlooking intellectual property as a


How the development of naturally-derived inventions has become a more complicated affair
  • FRKelly
  • USA
  • July 8 2015

Inventors in the fields of biology and biotechnology will no doubt be familiar with the decisions of the US Supreme Court to exclude naturally


To opt-out, or not to opt-out, that is the question
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • February 18 2015

The third article in this series considered the significance of Ireland hosting a local division of the Unified Patent Court (UPC). This fourth


Something to consider before crowdfunding a startup
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • August 24 2015

With Kickstarter one of the best-known crowdfunding platforms attracting USD529m (478m) in pledges last year, crowdfunding has emerged as an


Do you still own that design and can it be used or copied without infringing?
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • November 11 2014

The Intellectual Property Act 2014 introduced a number of changes into UK design law, some of which entered into force in October. The primary change


Brexit: The aftermath!
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • June 24 2016

The UK has decided by popular vote to leave the EU - a result that is being heralded one of the biggest disasters to face the EU bloc. As markets


Will you be able to cut in line at the European Patent Office?
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • July 31 2014

The European Patent Office (EPO) has launched a new "Early Certainty from Search" scheme, which is intended to optimise the use of examining