All change (but not just yet) when it comes to AI and IP

All change (but not just yet) when it comes to AI and IP

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform many aspects of life and the UK government has recognized that it is important to review IP laws to ensure that they evolve and promote innovation in this fast-paced area of technology. That was the...

Mewburn Ellis advises creators of Goodwood 2022 record breaker

Mewburn Ellis advises creators of Goodwood 2022 record breaker

IP firm advises the company behind the Spéirling electric hypercar which has just beaten the Goodwood Hillclimb record European IP firm Mewburn Ellis has advised British company McMurtry Automotive (“McMurtry”) on the patents behind the record-breaking Spéirling...

FRAND in supply chain: US, UK & Germany

Eugene Goryunov, Partner at Haynes & Boone and US patent specialist, Andrew Sharples, Partner at EIP and UK patent specialist, and Thomas Hirse, Partner at CMS and German patent specialist, each provide an overview on the jurisdictional differences of FRAND in supply chain.

Supreme Court undermining innovation in the U.S.

W.K. Wells and Alfred G. Collins III evaluate patent eligibility of computer-related innovations in the U.S., due to their ‘abstract’ nature, following several cases that have questioned the reliability of DNA recognition inventions.

Calculation of remuneration on service invention under a centralized IP management model in China

Chengzhe CUI, Partner at Beijing Sanyou Intellectual Property Agency Ltd., evaluates the process for remuneration on service invention by reviewing the 3M multijurisdictional case.

The importance of patents early in the corporate life cycle and their role in defining success

John W. Cox, Ph.D., Partner at Barnes & Thornburg LLP, provides an overview of the role of patents from the beginning of an endeavor and their relation to corporate success, and provides a hypothetical life cycle with relevant milestones along the way.

Settling patent infringement disputes efficiently through administrative adjudication

John XIA, Partner & Patent Attorney at Corner Stone and Partners, gives a brief overview of China’s Administrative Adjudication Measures for Major Patent Infringement Disputes.

Provisional applications: baby steps toward a strong international patent portfolio

Jaime D. Choi, Ph.D., Partner at Snell & Wilmer, expounds on the importance of provisional applications, listing the benefits that can be reaped from these inexpensive filings.

IP Trend Monitor Survey: High-impact IP management. What it takes to win the game.

The latest IP Trend Monitor study, published by Dennemeyer in partnership with CTC Legal Media, focuses on how IP management is changing. Building on previous years’ reports, it provides a snapshot of what IP experts think about the recovery from the pandemic, how to succeed in today’s world and where changes are needed.

Award Winning Law Firm Rankings 2022

10 of the best law firms from each of the top European jurisdictions, including Czech Republic, Germany, Poland and the UK.

Jurisdictional Briefing, Russia: a brief summary of the news of the Eurasian Patent Organization (EAPO)

Dr. Tatiana Vakhnina & Dr. Alexey Vakhnin of Vakhnina & Partners discuss the increase of official fees; new countries to join the EAPO protocol on Eurasian Designs; implementation of fully electronic and paperless proceedings following the recent EAPO meeting.

Are artificial intelligence technologies a game changer for patents in finance?

David McCombs, Eugene Goryunov, Dina Blikshteyn & Nicolette Nunez of Haynes & Boone evaluate the progression of AI in the finance space and express key reasons to patent these new technologies.

Keep up with your IP – a global look at filing life sciences patents

Daniel Tjoernelund and Sharon Meyer of Azami Global evaluate the filing process for life sciences patents with advice for protecting inventions on a global scale.

Patentability: Artificial Intelligence in medical devices in Mexico

Efrain Olmedo and José Pablo Pérez Zea of Santamarina + Steta examine the rapid development of AI and its application and use in the medical field, evaluating the patentability of these inventions under Mexican law.

A Quarter Century of the harmonized morality pursuant to the Biotech Directive

KOREJZOVA LEGAL analyze how the Biotech Directive harmonizes the specification of inventions to be, or not be, patentable due to ethical grounds in the EU.

Making patents more resistant to challenge in an AIA trial

Fabian Koenigbauer, patent attorney at Ice Miller, reviews the America Invents Act trial process and offers strategic advice for strength and success.

Objective comments on the patent litigation case of Ticagrelor Crystalline Form in China

Tang Xiaofeng, Patent Attorney at Beijing Geach Intellectual Property Law Office, examines the case of the invalidated Ticagrelor crystalline form patent CN200610002509.5 of AstraZeneca, explaining why he believes the patent should in fact be maintained.

First impacts of the judgment of ADI 5,529 in the Brazilian patent scenario from the perspective of pharmaceutical patents

Mônica Gurvitz and Julia Fernandes, Partners at Montaury Pimenta, Machado & Vieira de Mello, evaluate the implementation of the ADI 5,529 one year on.

Will old Bayh-Dole be taught new tricks?

Dr. Rebecca McFadyen and Dr. Tara Nealey of Polsinelli review the original implementation of the Bayh-Dole Act and why there are now petitions to use either march-in or government use rights to remedy unjustifiable drug pricing.

Main applications of CRISPR in life sciences and patent protection of this technology

Janett Lumbreras, Senior Associate at Uhthoff, Gomez Vega & Uhthoff S.C, explains the functions and benefits of CRISPR technology and how it can be protected in Mexico.

Current controversy around the waiver of intellectual property rights for COVID-19 Vaccines and implications for life sciences companies

Roger Kuan, Jason Novak and Eric Ong examine the threat that the TRIPS Agreement poses to life sciences companies when it comes to protecting their COVID-19 related inventions.

360º degree intellectual property protection in the healthcare industry

Ricardo Costa Macedo, Head of the Life Sciences and Intellectual Property groups at Caiado Guerreiro, clarifies the available intellectual property protection in the healthcare industry including trademarks, patents, domain names, and trade secrets.

Carpmaels & Ransford promotes two new partners

 Ben Husband & Simon Llewellyn join the partnership on 1st July 2022 Carpmaels & Ransford is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Husband and Simon Llewellyn to the partnership, effective from 1st July 2022. Ben joined Carpmaels & Ransford in 2013...

Partner Vera Kühr joins Forresters

We are delighted to announce the hire of Partner Vera Kühr who has joined the Forresters office in Munich. Vera is a German and European Patent Attorney who has 15 years of experience in IP. She specialises in biotechnology having studied biology at university with a...

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All change (but not just yet) when it comes to AI and IP

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform many aspects of life and the UK government has recognized that it is important to review IP laws to ensure that they evolve and promote innovation in this fast-paced area of technology. That was the...

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Carpmaels & Ransford promotes two new partners

 Ben Husband & Simon Llewellyn join the partnership on 1st July 2022 Carpmaels & Ransford is pleased to announce the promotion of Ben Husband and Simon Llewellyn to the partnership, effective from 1st July 2022. Ben joined Carpmaels & Ransford in 2013...

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Mewburn Ellis advises creators of Goodwood 2022 record breaker

IP firm advises the company behind the Spéirling electric hypercar which has just beaten the Goodwood Hillclimb record European IP firm Mewburn Ellis has advised British company McMurtry Automotive (“McMurtry”) on the patents behind the record-breaking Spéirling...

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Partner Vera Kühr joins Forresters

We are delighted to announce the hire of Partner Vera Kühr who has joined the Forresters office in Munich. Vera is a German and European Patent Attorney who has 15 years of experience in IP. She specialises in biotechnology having studied biology at university with a...

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Greenberg Traurig Adds Patent Attorney in Denver

 Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP expanded its Denver office with the addition of Shane Niebergall as shareholder in the Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, with a focus on Patent Prosecution. “Shane’s significant skill as a patent attorney and...

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Lex Machina Releases 2022 Patent Litigation Report

Lex Machina, a LexisNexis company, has released its annual Patent Litigation Report. The report examines patent litigation trends in federal district and appellate courts, as well as the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB). It focuses on the three-year period from...

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LawCare extends online chat service

Legal mental health charity LawCare has extended its online chat service for legal professionals from one to four days a week. The charity, which offers free, confidential, emotional support to anyone working in the law, has been operating a helpline and peer support...

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Matheson expands footprint with opening of new Cork office

New Penrose Dock facility opened by Taoiseach Micheál Martin Modern office space facilitates the firm’s hybrid working model while providing opportunities for future growth Matheson, Ireland’s largest law firm, has officially opened a new premises in Cork with...

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Avanci announces Patent License Agreement with General Motors

Leading US car maker joins Avanci marketplace, obtaining a license for essential patented technology for connected vehicles DALLAS, Texas, May 3, 2022 – Today, Avanci announced that it has signed a patent license agreement with General Motors, increasing the total...

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