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mayo 13, 2024

“And another thing…” UK IPO publishes updated AI Guidelines following last year’s Emotional Perception decision

Until late last year, the law relating to the patentability of AI-innovations at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) had been

abril 4, 2024

EU trade mark registrations are no longer effective in Jersey

In a declaration in March 2024, as a part of the consultation on primary trade mark legislation, the Government of Jersey has

marzo 12, 2024

Digital signatures on assignments are acceptable at the EPO

In a third (and we hope final) update on whether or not the EPO accepts digital signatures on assignments/licences/other agreements, we can

febrero 13, 2024

Fee reductions for micro-entities – EPO announces new Rules providing broader fee reductions

The EPO has recently announced, among other fee changes, new Rules enabling specific types of small companies to claim a discount of

febrero 7, 2024

February deadline for Retained EU Plant Variety Rights in the UK

Following the UK’s exit from the European Union (EU), Retained EU Plant Variety Rights were awarded to provide continuing protection in the

diciembre 20, 2023

“Just one more thing…” – UK IPO appeals recent UK High Court decision on patentability of artificial neural networks in the UK

Just as it looked like Sir Anthony Mann’s High Court judgement in the Emotional Perception AI case would be the last most

noviembre 23, 2023

“It’s been emotional” – UK IPO AI guidelines temporarily suspended and new statutory guidance on artificial neural networks following decision from the UK High Court

Sometimes things move very fast in UK patent law. Today, eight days after the England and Wales High Court decision overturning a

noviembre 8, 2023

The EPO returns to requiring handwritten signatures on assignments

Further to our previous bulletin reporting that the EPO were now accepting electronic signatures on assignments, a recent decision by an EPO

noviembre 2, 2023

Priority following consolidated cases G1/22 and G2/22

The Enlarged Board of Appeal’s recent decision in consolidated cases G1/22 and G2/22 has greatly simplified the consideration of priority entitlement at

octubre 9, 2023

EPO Board of Appeal aims to clarify the correct approach to claim interpretation when assessing patentability

In Opposition and Appeal proceedings at the EPO, the questions of when and how to turn to the description to interpret the