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European Commission calls for feedback on proposed update to SPC procedure

The European Commission has launched a public call for evidence in response to a proposed reform of the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) system The initiative will put in place “a… read more…

Patent protection in Europe: Reasons to file nationally in the UK

Applicants seeking patent protection in European markets have two routes available: via the European Patent Office (EPO), which provides a single examination procedure for all EPC contracting… read more…

T 1127/16: Is the EPO’s approach to claim interpretation at odds with the UK Courts’ principle of doctrine of equivalents?

The approach to claim interpretation taken by the European Patent Office (EPO)’s Technical Board of Appeal 3503 in its recent decision T 1127/16 appears to be at odds with the UK Courts’… read more…

Industries changing as a result of the pandemic and the role of IP – Case study: Catering

(C) Naomi Korn Associates & Mathys & Squire 2022 Some Rights Reserved These case studies are licensed for reuse under the terms of a Creative Commons Attribution Share Alike… read more…

T 2314/16: Good news for business-related inventions at the EPO?

T 2314/16 helps to clarify the European Patent Office (EPO)’s approach to business methods The Technical Board of Appeal 3501 made a favourable decision on patentability of an invention relating… read more…

Government launches AI Standards Hub pilot as part of UK’s National AI Strategy

Further to the announcement of the National Artificial Intelligence (AI) Strategy in September 2021, the UK Government has now launched a pilot initiative, known as the AI Standards Hub, intended to… read more…

UK Government launches public consultation on proposed revisions to UK clinical trial legislation

The UK Government, via the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), recently announced a call for views on new proposals to improve and strengthen UK clinical trial… read more…

IP asset deals: a blessing or a curse?

In this article for The Patent Lawyer Magazine, Partner Andreas Wietzke discusses Blackberry’s announcement on selling its non-core patent portfolio to Catapult IP Innovations Inc and discusses the… read more…

Global changes to biological sequence listings from 1 July 2022

The big-bang date for implementation of the new WIPO sequence listing standard ST26 is fast approaching All new PCT and national/regional applications filed on or after 1 July 2022 will need to be… read more…

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