Nutricosmetics contain powerful benefits, but patenting them can be tricky... Here are our top tips.
A raft of exciting new car safety features are on their way — and vital IP rights must be secured.
There are key risks to consider before you look to acquire bargain patents from dissolved companies.
A new EPO decision clarifies aspects of its position, but leaves many questions unanswered...
Here’s how battery tech innovators can protect and exploit their endeavours in some creative ways.
A must-read for the automotive industry ahead of the Graphene Automotive conference.
Smart fabrics promise the wearer enhanced performance, but what's so special about these materials?
Shooting is seen as a man's territory — but not for long, thanks to these new innovations...
A recent Supreme Court judgement has important implications for pharmaceutical patents.
New, innovative players in automotive mean that it might be time to rethink your IP strategy.
A breakthrough in battery technology is needed for electric vehicles to be widely adopted.
Electric and autonomous vehicles will soon become mainstream, but is our infrastructure ready?
The automotive industry is transforming. Here's what we can glean about its future from IP trends.
We need to reduce global warming — and refrigerants can play a key role.
How we can reduce carbon emissions from road transport in the UK?
What's next for the synthetic diamond market after De Beers' entry?
Find out why you should keep an open mind when working with materials.
Jushi v OCV brings the UK approach in line with the EPO's when assessing overlapping range novelty.
How can you provide a clear definition of a material for a patent that is near impossible to define?
Discover opportunities to protect IP rights in the development of autonomous and electric vehicles.
A raft of new products containing graphene may be on the horizon. Step forward IP protection.
With excitement building for the UCL final, we had to somehow sneak patents into the conversation...
From MJ’s anti-gravity shoes to Prince’s ‘Keytar’, here’s a look at a few musical patent holders.
Can patents save the planet?
Our population is ageing, and the number of medical patent applications is rising...
Are you in danger of missing a deadline at the EPO?
You should take great care when negotiating and acquiring an exclusive licence.
Dr Simon Mitchell considers microbiome inventions at the European Patent Office.
Some US companies are potentially abusing the patent system with the help of tribes.
Licensing guidelines from the smartphone patent wars could also benefit the automotive sector...
From the Mini to McLaren, we look at five notable contributions to the automotive sector.
Getting filing formalities correct is just as important as getting the science correct...
What does the doctrine of equivalents really mean in practice?
Find out why BMW has announced an Avanci licensing agreement.
Discover the IP battle in the lab-grown diamonds industry.
One of the key issues in patent infringement is the extent of protection conferred by the claims.
EU competition law doesn't prevent royalties being paid for technology protected by revoked patents.
What if a proprietor of an IP right wishes to pursue damages in respect of embarrassment or trouble?
Insights from a debate on the relative merits (or demerits) of the patent system to chemistry.