AI in life sciences – patenting dos and don’ts

In this webinar, attorneys Jeremy Smith and Alexander Robinson take a look at the European Patent Office’s approach to the developing field AI in life sciences, including an overview of the fundamentals of AI together with case studies highlighting important issues for life sciences AI inventions in particular.

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Changes to the EPO Guidelines on description amendments

A new 2021 edition of the EPO Guidelines for Examination will come into effect in March 2021, with significant revisions regarding the requirement to amend the description for conformity with the claims expected. In this webinar, partners Hazel Ford and Andrew White discuss the potential implications of these changes.

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Dealing with third party patents in Europe

In this webinar, partners Sean Leach, Andrew White and Juliet Redhouse discuss some of the relatively under-used and cost-effective options available to practitioners in challenging third party patents and patent applications both pre- and post-grant.

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Standard Essential Patents in Europe

In this webinar, Mathys & Squire partners Andreas Wietzke and Andrew White are joined by IP specialist barrister Edward Cronan from Hogarth Chambers to discuss recent Standard Essential Patent (SEP) litigation cases in Europe.

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Plausibility at the EPO – exploring the legacy of dasatinib

Our presenters, Stephen Garner and Anna Gregson, discuss how EPO case law has developed since revocation of the dasatinib patent in 2017, and explore how innovators should adjust their filing and drafting strategy in light of the EPO’s post-dasatinib approach to plausibility.

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A practical guide to IP fundamentals

This webinar explores the different types of IP, including how to protect the value in your brands, confidentiality, NDAs and ownership, as well as how patents and registered designs are used in practice. Our presenters, Sam Giles and Harry Rowe, using a range of commercial case studies, illustrate the importance of IP to a business.

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IP for the manufacturing and automotive age of change

Now more than ever, businesses need to be resilient and plan for their future. Businesses must ensure that their IP strategy is aligned with their commercial goals, both to maximise profitability and to mitigate risk. This joint webinar with Hyperdrive, the NEAA and Mathys & Squire partners Sean Leach and Andrew White, explores how to do this in practice.

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SPCs in Europe (pt. 2)

Following on from part one, in this webinar Mathys & Squire attorneys Peter Arch and Alexander Robinson take a closer look at controversies arising from recent case law, including whether SPCs can be granted for second medical indications, and how precisely the authorised product must be identified in a patent before being eligible for an SPC.

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SPCs in Europe (pt. 1)

The first of a two part series, this webinar, presented by Mathys & Squire attorneys Peter Arch and Alexander Robinson, provides an introduction to the basic requirements for obtaining SPC protection, the types of products which can be protected, and the scope and duration of protection.

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Practical IP matters

In this webinar, Mathys & Squire attorneys Sean Leach and Andrew White explore the different ways that IP can be used strategically, including controlling commercial risk from third party IP, increasing market share and generating revenue from new markets, exploiting IP assets, and creating an IP strategy.

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