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Mathys & Squire’s trade mark team recommended in 2021 edition of WTR 1000

World Trademark Review has featured Mathys & Squire in its latest edition of the WTR 1000 directory, highlighting the firm’s “professional, responsive and wide-ranging service” and its read more…

AI inventorship: Does patent law need to become more intelligent?

In a number of recent cases, patent offices have refused to allow artificial intelligence and machine learning systems to be credited as inventors in patent applications How are patent systems to read more…

EPO videostars: videoconferencing made mandatory for most oral proceedings

10 February 2021: This article has been updated to reflect our understanding that the Technical Board of Appeal 3502 has made a referral to the Enlarged Board about the legality of holding Oral read more…

Trending topics of 2020: COVID-19 vaccinations

In this series, our IP experts will reflect on some of Google’s top trending topics throughout the unprecedented year of 2020 In our final article of the series, partner Juliet Redhouse and read more…

Trending topics of 2020: Face masks and design protection

In this series, our IP experts will reflect on some of Google’s top trending topics throughout the unprecedented year of 2020 In our second article, associate Max Thoma considers the small (but read more…

Trending topics of 2020: Tiger King – Murder, mayhem, mullets… and trade mark law

In this series, our IP experts will reflect on some of Google’s top trending topics throughout the unprecedented year of 2020 Our first article, written by trade mark associate Robin Richardson, read more…

Big boost for UK automotive battery technology

In recent news, Japanese car maker Nissan has confirmed that it will localise manufacture of its 62kWh battery at its plant in Sunderland This comes as a welcome boost to UK businesses involved in read more…

2021 IP trends to keep an eye on

In this feature by Lawyer Monthly, partners Andrew White and Chris Hamer provide their thoughts on the patent trends to look out for in 2021 Artificial intelligence – Andrew White As with read more…

Unified Patent Court faces further delays

At the end of 2020 the German parliament passed (for the second time) the legislation necessary for Germany to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) This followed a ruling earlier in 2020 read more…

Three Mathys & Squire partners named leading IP strategists in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders list

Mathys & Squire partners Anna Gregson, Dani Kramer and Martin MacLean have been featured in the inaugural IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders guide The guide shines a light on specialists from read more…