All posts by Soizic-Arzhele Peyrusse

AAT Insights – The importance of IP for small businesses

AAT Insights – The importance of IP for small businesses

Hiplok talk to Geoff Hussey about the importance of IP In this video client Hiplok talk to partner Geoff Hussey about how they design their products, and the importance of IP for small businesses. Hiplok design innovative security locks for cyclists. They also happen to be the designers of the world’s first wearable bike lock…. Read more »

Motorsport Industry Association Summer Reception

Motorsport Industry Association Summer Reception

Motorsport Industry Association Summer Reception Attorneys Marianne Privett, Nick South, Nidhi Mukhuty and David Blair from the Automotive & Aerospace team attended the Motorsport Industry Association (MIA) summer reception at the House of Lords. The prestigious event hosted 200 delegates of influence in the motorsport and automotive sectors, including MPs and Lords, who witnessed the… Read more »

CPA Global in the press

CPA Global in the press

CPA Global have featured in the IP news streams recently because of allegations of overcharging, and this includes a case brought against CPA Global in the “Run Them Sweet” class action. CPA Global categorically and emphatically denies any wrong doing and they state: “The issues at the core of the Run Them Sweet complaint were… Read more »

UKIPO announce changes to fees

UKIPO announce changes to fees

After a period of consultation, the UKIPO and UK government have announced some patent fee changes that are expected to come into effect on 6 April 2018. Application fee Currently £30 for paper applications and £20 for an e-filing Rising to £90 for paper applications and £60 for an e-filing New surcharge of 25% if… Read more »

Actavis v Eli Lilly: UK Supreme Court reformulates patent infringement test

Actavis v Eli Lilly: UK Supreme Court reformulates patent infringement test

In a Judgment handed down today, the Supreme Court has reformulated the test for patent infringement in the UK, particularly insofar as it relates to infringement by equivalents. The Patent and the declaration sought by Actavis Eli Lilly owns a patent that claims the use of “pemetrexed disodium” in the manufacture of a medicament for… Read more »

Change of Rules 27 and 28 regarding patentability of plants and animals at the EPO

Change of Rules 27 and 28 regarding patentability of plants and animals at the EPO

A key change has recently been implemented under European Patent Law in order to exclude from patentability, plants and animals “exclusively” obtained by essentially biological processes. Under the European Patent Convention plants and animals are patentable as long as they are not confined to a particular plant or animal variety. However, newly implemented rules (Rules… Read more »

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