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AI and New Emerging Technologies Meeting at the EPO in Berlin

The IP5 consists of five patent offices which together handle around 85% of the world’s patent applications.  On the 15th and 16th of January 2020, representatives of the IP5 sat down to an inaugural meeting to discuss coordinating patent examination of New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence.  Berlin was chosen because as part of the EPO’s Strategic Plan 2023, it intends to develop the EPO Berlin office into a centre of expertise on Artificial Intelligence.

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AI and New Emerging Technologies Meeting at the EPO in Berlin

The IP5 consists of five patent offices which together handle around 85% of the world’s patent applications. On the 15th and 16th of January 2020, representatives of the IP5 sat down to an inaugural meeting to discuss coordinating patent examination of New Emerging Technologies and Artificial Intelligence. Berlin was chosen because as part of the EPO’s Strategic Plan 2023, it intends to develop the EPO Berlin office into a centre of expertise on Artificial Intelligence.

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Breaking News – CRISPR/Cas9 Board of Appeal Hearing

The Board of Appeal yesterday (16-Jan-2020) decided to uphold the Opposition Division’s finding that EP 2 771 468 does not have a valid claim to the two key priority documents.

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Bionow Awards Night a Success

Bionow supports business and innovation within biomedical and life science sectors across Northern England. On 28 November 2019 our senior patent attorney Dr Lisa Brown was in attendance at the annual awards dinner to celebrate what has been a fantastic year of innovation and funding for TLIP clients and friends.

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TLIP attorneys work in specialist technology and legal fields.   Our attorneys include an astrophysicist, a synthetic chemist, an IBM patent engineer, an electronic engineer, a mechanical engineer and a toxicologist. Whilst we are mostly known for our original patent drafting and patent prosecution, we also advise our clients across all IP rights: including trade secrets, contracts and licensing. We combine this with a good dose of real life experience and learning from clients that continually push the boundaries of what is possible.