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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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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Patent Office Statistics for 2018

Both the United Kingdom Intellectual Property Office (UK IPO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) have released their 2018 patent filing statistics, we take a quick look and see what they hold.

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