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IP trends for 2022: Deep tech and ‘Biology 2.0’

The first article in our ‘IP trends for 2022’ series on innovation and technology focuses on ‘Biology 20’ and how it is impacted by deep tech and artificial intelligence (AI) You may have read more…

Covid sparks surge in pandemic related patents with over 5,000 new applications

Mathys & Squire has featured in an article published by City AM relating to new data around global patent applications relating to Covid-19 that have been published since the start of the read more…

IP trends for 2022: Innovation in technology

Our team of patent, trade mark and design attorneys have considered the legal landscape, recent technical developments and inventions, as well as the marketplace, to predict the likely trends that read more…

JUVE Patent recognises Mathys & Squire patent team and four partners in UK 2022 Rankings

Mathys & Squire has been recognised in JUVE Patent’s UK Rankings in the ‘Patent Filing’ category for the third consecutive year in the fields of ‘Pharma and biotechnology’, ‘Medical technology’, read more…

EPO and UK Court of Appeal confirms AI cannot be named as inventor on patent applications

Update: 21 December 2021 In an update to the September 2021 Court of Appeal decision featured below, the Legal Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) has, in oral proceedings read more…

COP26: key takeaways and the introduction of ‘Glasgow Breakthroughs’ and the Glasgow Climate Pact

The 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) consisted of 12 days of discussions and debates between climate activists, governmental representatives, and politicians As per the Paris read more…

IPEC considers whether prototype testing on private property can constitute a prior disclosure

In a judgment by the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) earlier this year, [2021] EWHC 1007 (IPEC) (Claydon), an important question regarding the issue of whether testing a prototype on read more…

Electric vehicle patents rise, fossil fuel vehicle patents fall as 2030 zero-emission deadline gets closer

Data provided by Mathys & Squire has been featured in an article published by City AM which highlights a 59% rise in global patents for electric vehicle (EV) technology filed with the World read more…

UK Government launches a call for views on standard essential patents and innovation

The UK Government announced the start of a call for views on standard essential patents (SEPs) on 7 December 2021 In brief, the consultation is designed to seek opinions on the issues SEPs read more…

The Unitary Patent approaches the finish line: What’s next for patent owners?

Good things come to those who wait After years of seemingly little to no progress and challenging negotiations, and with the Unitary Patent (UP) being on the verge of introduction several times, the read more…