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UK banks lag behind US banks in innovation – only 290 patents filed in the last decade

Commentary by Partner Alan MacDougall has been featured in The Patent Lawyer, highlighting differences between the UK and US patent filing process and the importance of protecting research and… read more…

How do opposition rates impact opt-outs?

By default, European patents granted by the European Patent Office (EPO) in effect in countries participating in the Unified Patent Court (UPC) are subject to the jurisdiction of that Court However,… read more…

UPC Court of Appeal interprets law narrowly in transparency test case

Commentary by Partners Nicholas Fox and Alexander Robinson has been featured in Kluwer Patent Blog, Law 360, Managing IP, Solicitors Journal and World Intellectual Property Review, giving an insight… read more…

Mathys & Squire patent team and four Partners recognised in JUVE Patent UK rankings for 2024.

Mathys & Squire is delighted to have been recognised in JUVE Patent’s UK rankings 2024 for the fifth consecutive year in the fields of ‘Pharma and biotechnology’, ‘Medical technology’,… read more…

UK Supreme Court Decision on AI Inventorship

The Supreme Court has today confirmed that artificial intelligence (AI) systems cannot currently be named as an inventor on a patent application in the UK It has also confirmed that an owner of an… read more…

COP28 summary: a move away from fossil fuels and the Green Climate Fund

Following an extended 14-day conference in the UAE, the 28th United Nations Climate Change Conference(COP28) concluded on the 13th of December 2023 As ever, the annual climate conference beings… read more…

Court hearing on public access to evidence in Unified Patent Court to be held in February 2024

The outcome of the test case filed by Mathys & Squire to secure public access to evidence in the Unified Patent Court (UPC) is expected early in 2024 Commentary provided by Mathys & Squire… read more…

Mathys & Squire Partners have earned recognition in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2024

Four Mathys & Squire Partners, Anna Gregson, Dani Kramer, Sean Leach, and Martin MacLean, have been recognised in the 2024 edition of IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders Since its inception, the… read more…

Patenting AI inventions: Major about-turn at the UKIPO

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has published new guidance setting out that patent examiners should not object to inventions involving an artificial neural network (ANN) under the… read more…

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