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EPO relaxes its approach to ‘same applicant’ priority

The Enlarged Board of Appeal has just issued its decision in consolidated cases G 1/22 and G 2/22 concerning the EPO’s competence to determine ‘same applicant’ priority issues and the… read more…

T1589/21: Added matter through lack of enablement? 

This decision relates to an unusual case of added matter and how considerations typically relevant to sufficiency of disclosure impacted its assessment  In this… read more…

2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for the discovery and synthesis of ‘quantum dots’

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in the field of Chemistry to Moungi G Bawendi, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Louis E Brus, at Columbia… read more…

Mathys & Squire teams recommended in The Legal 500 2024 directory for their “unparalleled dedication to client matters”

We are thrilled to share that Mathys & Squire has upheld its position in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 for both PATMA: Patent Attorneys and PATMA: Trade Mark Attorneys categories It is with… read more…

Commemorating black innovators and inventors during Black History Month

Black History Month is a time to honour and celebrate the significant contributions of black people in various fields throughout history While we often reflect on the great leaders and civil rights… read more…

Considerations when valuing IP in the life sciences sector

Intellectual property (IP) is a key asset for life sciences companies, especially in the form of patents Valuation of these crucial assets requires a deep understanding of how the industry works and… read more…

WIPO’s Global Innovation Index for 2023 ranks the most innovative economies

The 2023 Global Innovation Index (GII) has been formally unveiled by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) This latest GII assesses 132 nations, monitoring worldwide innovation… read more…

Approaches to plausibility at the EPO and in the UK

Over the past few months, recent decisions concerning the notion of plausibility and the ability to rely on evidence not provided at the time of filing have been released both at the European Patent… read more…

Mathys & Squire celebrates exceptional intellectual property strategists in the newest IAM Strategy 300 directory

Mathys & Squire is delighted that Partners Sean Leach, Anna Gregson, Dani Kramer and Martin MacLean have all been identified in the 2023 edition of IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP… read more…

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