Red carpet for Semiconductor Technologies at the USPTO

According to the Semiconductor Industry Association[1], more than 1 trillion…


Roland Garros … the inventor!

Game... As we start a second week of tennis battles on the French clay, some of…


Patent statistics

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently published a Patent index [1]…


Plausibility at the EPO, is the proof in the pudding?

  Patentability is closely related to the provision of a technical…


Accelerated Patent Examination

The Examination of a patent application can take several years during which…


AI systems denied status of inventor for lack of personality

As artificial intelligence (AI) is increasingly being used as a tool to resolve…


The European Unified Patent Court on the Brink of Becoming a Reality

After years of uncertainty triggered in part by the withdrawal of the UK from…


A Lay Guide: What Happens Between the Filing and Granting of a Patent?

Filing a patent application is the start of a journey, not the end of it! In…


A Holistic Approach to Patent Filing

The global nature of most businesses means that companies are likely to seek…


G4/19 Decision on the Prohibition of Double Patenting  

Under most jurisdictions two patents cannot be granted to the same applicant…