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Managing IP ranks Mathys & Squire attorneys as IP STARS in 2021 guide

The 2021 edition of Managing IP’s IP STARS directory, providing independent research, rankings and analysis across 151 jurisdictions, 1,645 firms and 7,000 practitioners, has now been launched read more…

Extending protection: Patent strategies for pharmaceutical products at the EPO

In this article for Intellectual Property Magazine, Mathys & Squire partner Juliet Redhouse and technical assistant Angela Stephen examine the different strategies for lengthening patent read more…

Filing an opposition as a straw man: the pros and cons

European patents can be opposed by ‘any person’ within nine months of the publication of the mention of the grant of the European patent in the European Patent Bulletin The phrase ‘any read more…

BorgWarner Gateshead and Hyperdrive Innovation acquired by Silicon Valley sustainability company Turntide Technologies

Mathys & Squire is pleased to congratulate two of its clients – electric vehicle technology firm, BorgWarner Gateshead and battery manufacturer, Hyperdrive Innovation – following their recent read more…

Mathys & Squire Consulting partners with Inkvine Communications to support IP and innovation in Ireland’s technology sector

A new partnership between Mathys & Squire Consulting and deep tech communications firm, Inkvine, has launched today to foster innovation and IP commercialisation and valuation in the technology read more…

Business insolvency – how will the value of your intangible assets and IP be impacted?

The value of a business’s intangible assets and intellectual property (IP) is key to its ability to support revenues through sales of products/services, franchising, licensing, or through read more…

Has the difference in EPO and UK approach to intermediate generalisations vanished in a ‘puff’ of smoke?

For US patent attorneys seeking patent protection via the European Patent Office (EPO), European amendment practice and so called ‘added matter’ objections can be a real headache One particular read more…

FRAND II – Federal Court of Justice strengthens the enforcement of Standard Essential Patents

In November 2020, the Federal Court of Justice (Bundesgerichtshof – BGH) issued another landmark decision on FRAND in Standard Essential Patent (SEP) disputes in the Sisvel v Haier case While the read more…

Queen’s Speech 2021: UK Government confirms plans to establish Advanced Research and Invention Agency

The Queen’s Speech was held yesterday, 11 May 2021, announcing the UK Government’s plans for the year ahead We were pleased to see that the Government is planning ‘the fastest ever read more…

EPO 2020 filing trends report confirms strong growth in healthcare technologies

A recent report published by the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that despite the disruption caused by the COVID pandemic, the number of EP applications filed in 2020 remained stable overall, read more…