What to do if you think your patent is being infringed

Consider the following scenario. After a year or two of patent pending, you…


Oral proceedings before the EPO examining division

During prosecution of a European patent application, the Examining division may…


Can an AI be an inventor or an author?

Despite the hype, there have been many amazing breakthroughs in artificial…


Female Inventorship in STEM

It is a well-known fact that there is a big gender gap in the STEM sector. The…


IP Protection for a Mobile App

So, you’ve worked for months (or years) on getting version 1.0 of your…


IP Audit Scheme

The IP Audit scheme is a government funded program that has now been in place…


When is the right time to disclose an invention?

This is a question we get asked quite often and sometimes there is no easy…


Patentability and Blue Bicycles

To get a patent for your invention, it must be patentable.  Fairly…


Patent Administration Course 2019

Scintilla will be providing the 2019 CIPA Patent Administration Course direct…