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Mathys Matters April 2024

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: UPC releases pleadings to the public, but questions remain
  • Mathys & Squire celebrates World IP Day 2024: IP and the SDGs
  • Will G1/23 introduce an “on-sale bar” at the EPO?
  • Mathys & Squire announces the appointment of a new Partner in Munich
  • Building the future with nature: Boosting biotechnology and biomanufacturing in the EU
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Mathys Matters March 2024

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: Who is using the Unitary Patent System (and who is not)?
  • Electronics and computing businesses lead Clarivate’s Top 100 Global Innovators 2024 list
  • Businesses save record amount of corporation tax through Patent Box scheme – £1.4 billion in relief in just a year
  • Mathys & Squire Partners celebrate women pioneers and inventors
  • Mathys & Squire sponsors the inaugural Non-Law into Law Conference
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Mathys Matters February 2024

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: MS-RT launches its new range of innovative sport-inspired Ford vehicle designs with the all-new Ford Ranger MS-RT and Transit Custom MS-RT
  • The supermarket battle continues: Tesco and Lidl clash in UK Court of Appeal
  • Beyond misconceptions: Exploring the patentability and challenges associated with AI-driven bioinformatics innovations in Europe
  • Where next for patentability of AI inventions in the UK?
  • A further blow to transparency at the UPC 

Mathys Matters January 2024

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: UPC Court of Appeal interprets law narrowly in transparency test case 
  • EPO announces fee increases from 1 April 2024
  • UK banks lag behind US banks in innovation – only 290 patents filed in the last decade
  • How do opposition rates impact opt-outs? 
  • Mathys & Squire patent team and four Partners recognised in JUVE Patent UK rankings for 2024. 

Mathys Matters December 2023

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: Court hearing on public access to evidence in Unified Patent Court to be held in February 2024
  • UK Supreme Court Decision on AI Inventorship
  • COP28 summary: a move away from fossil fuels and the Green Climate Fund
  • Mathys & Squire Partners have earned recognition in IAM Strategy 300 Global Leaders 2024
  • Patenting AI inventions: Major about-turn at the UKIPO 

Mathys Matters November 2023

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: Mathys & Squire files UPC test case in support of open justice 
  • The Unified Patent Court presents challenges for English patent litigators
  • Taking a bite out of plastic waste
  • COP28 introduction: agenda, goals, and the future of the green economy
  • Surge in AI legal cases as companies urgently await clarity on copyright issues 

Mathys Matters October 2023

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: 100 days on from launch of Europe’s new patent courts system 
  • Two new Partners at IP law firm Mathys & Squire 
  • Reminder: EPO 10-day rule due to change from 1 November 2023
  • Mathys & Squire strengthens litigation practice with new patent attorney and litigator
  • Mathys & Squire and In2Science: fighting economic inequality through diversity and inclusion in STEM
  • 2023 Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded for the discovery and synthesis of ‘quantum dots’
  • Mathys & Squire teams recommended in The Legal 500 2024 directory for their “unparalleled dedication to client matters”
  • Event: In collaboration with IP Inclusive and Jonathan’s Voice, Mathys & Squire will be joined by mental health and wellbeing advocate Nick Bloy for an event on men’s mental health in the legal profession.
  • Event: Mathys & Squire will be at LSPN Europe 2023.

Mathys Matters September 2023

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: The UK’s 50 biggest universities filed 433 new patent applications last year
  • Considerations when valuing IP in the life sciences sector
  • WIPO’s Global Innovation Index for 2023 ranks the most innovative economies
  • Mathys & Squire celebrates exceptional intellectual property strategists in the newest IAM Strategy 300 directory
  • Mathys & Squire welcomes highly regarded trade mark Partner as new Head of Trade Marks

Mathys Matters August 2023

In this edition:

  • Spotlight of the month: Twitter rebrands as ‘X’: the dangers of abandoning iconic trade marks
  • UK Patent Office tightens the rules on compliance period extension
  • Impact and social entrepreneurship startups: Navigating IP protection goals for social good
  • UKIPO sees steadying application numbers after fluctuations during the pandemic and Brexit
  • Mathys & Squire and Career Ready: empowering the workforce of tomorrow
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