The UK Has Ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement

On World Intellectual Property Day, the UK ratified the Unified Patent Court…


The UK has signed up to The Hague International Design System

As of 13 June 2018, it is possible to designate the UK when registering a…


UK Patent Box Corporation Tax Relief is Changing Soon

The Existing Scheme Runs Only Until the End of June 2016 In April 2013 the UK…


Intellectual Property Bill passes through parliament

Last week highlighted the importance of intangible assets in the UK economy and…


CJEU Decides Not To Break The Internet - For Now

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) recently made a ruling in the…


3 Day Startup

This past weekend I had the privilege of being a mentor for some budding…


Tricks of the Trade - Online Patent File Inspections

My professional career started in 2000, and so I have been privileged to work…


UK "Superfast" Patent Proposal Rejected by Government - Perhaps a Blessing in Disguise?

Back in April 2013, the UKIPO published a consultation paper on introducing a…