G 2/21: questions on the correct plausibility standard referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

11 November 2021
We recently reported on the provisional referral of three questions to the Enlarged Board of Appeal by the Board of…
Khalil Davis
Khalil Davis
Technical Assistant
G 2/21: questions on the correct plausibility standard referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Progressing towards the start of the UPC (without the UK)

04 November 2021
At a meeting on 27 October 2021 the Unified Patent Court Preparatory Committee met in Luxembourg and reviewed progress and…
Jonathan DeVile
Jonathan DeVile
Partner, Patent Attorney
Progressing towards the start of the UPC (without the UK)

Artificial intelligence and IP: consultation on copyright and patent legislation

29 October 2021
The UK Government has launched a consultation on how the copyright and patent system should deal with artificial intelligence (AI)…
Doug Ealey
Doug Ealey
Partner, Patent Attorney
Artificial intelligence and IP: consultation on copyright and patent legislation

AI in drug discovery - technical and IP challenges

20 October 2021
Artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) are not new concepts – they have been the subject of academic investigation…
Leon Harrington Catherine Keetch
Leon Harrington & Catherine Keetch
Technical Assistant, Partner, Patent Attorney
AI in drug discovery - technical and IP challenges

UP & UPC: are you ready for the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent?

20 October 2021
Following countless number of false starts over the last few years, the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and unitary patent (UP)…
Rachel Bateman
Rachel Bateman
Partner, Patent Attorney
UP & UPC: are you ready for the Unified Patent Court and unitary patent?

FibroGen Ltd v Akebia Therapeutics - when are structurally- and functionally-defined claims excessively broad?

20 October 2021
The Court of Appeal recently clarified the steps for assessing whether claims defined both structurally and functionally are insufficient due…
Laura Jennings
Laura Jennings
Associate, Patent Attorney
FibroGen Ltd v Akebia Therapeutics - when are structurally- and functionally-defined claims excessively broad?

Germany simplifies and modernises industrial property laws

20 October 2021
Germany offers an outstanding system for IP protection – its patent and trade mark office (the DPMA) is the largest…
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Hanns-Juergen Grosse
Partner, Patent Attorney
Germany simplifies and modernises industrial property laws

Database management and information retrieval systems - has their time finally come?

20 October 2021
The realm of computer-implemented inventions is a challenging one, with traps and pitfalls for the unaware and unwary. The guidance…
Anton Baker William Smith
Anton Baker & William Smith
Senior Associate, Patent Attorney, Technical Assistant
Database management and information retrieval systems - has their time finally come?

T 1197/18: clarification of the video conferencing order issued on G 1/21

20 October 2021
T1197/18 provides some clarity on the scope of the term “impairing” in the order concerning video conferencing (ViCo) issued on…
Stephanie Wroe
Stephanie Wroe
Associate, Patent Attorney
T 1197/18: clarification of the video conferencing order issued on G 1/21

Too much time for “live” - Facebook v Voxer IP: struggles with equivalence in a post-Actavis world

20 October 2021
In this recent case, Facebook’s live broadcast feature was found not to infringe Voxer’s patent related to exchanging messages in…
Arun Roy
Arun Roy
Associate, Patent Attorney
Too much time for “live” - Facebook v Voxer IP: struggles with equivalence in a post-Actavis world

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