Monthly Archives: April 2014

Intellectual Property Bill passes through parliament

Last week highlighted the importance of intangible assets in the UK economy and showed the wheels of democracy slowly turning to improve protection of your intellectual assets.   Government figures published on 31 March show that UK investment in intangible assets now totals £137.5 billion and nearly half of this investment, £65.6 billion, was protected […]

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Software/Business Method Patents in the US – CLS vs Alice Oral Hearings at the Supreme Court

I have written in a couple of previous blog posts (here and here) about Alice vs. CLS in the US, which is an ongoing case relating to the question of which subject matter should be excluded from patent protection in the US. Following on from the referral to the Supreme Court, the Oral Arguments were […]

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