European and UK patent law concerning the patentability of inventions in the cybersecurity sector is full of nuances.  In order to have a good prospect of obtaining a granted patent in this sector, you need to have a deep understanding of the case law supported by experience.  Our attorneys have just this and can guide you on when to and when not to file for patent protection.

In our white paper below we take an in-depth look at how the UKIPO and EPO view patent applications in this sector.  Cybersecurity is a broad term encapsulating different areas.  We have broken this down into ‘computer security’, ‘privacy’ and ‘fraud’.  We discuss the trends in the case law that we have observed and we provide practical tips for maximising your chances of success for obtaining a granted patent.

Read the whitepaper – Cybersecurity: Strategy for Patents

How can GJE’s specialist team help you?

In order to secure the best future for your business you need advice from the right experts on how to develop an IP strategy that fits with your technology and supports your broader business plan. GJE can help you get this right and make sure that your business is in the best possible position for future success.

Whether you are a fledging start-up seeking seed funding, a fast-growth SME scoping Series A or B funding opportunities, or an established company looking to streamline its IP portfolio or secure a lucrative exit, we can help you.

We can help you:

  • Develop an IP strategy aligned with your business objectives
  • Protect your innovations, brands and designs
  • Increase the value of your business
  • Enhance your attractiveness to investors
  • Create and maintain a competitive advantage by establishing barriers to market entry
  • Manage your IP portfolio and ensure cost efficiency
  • Appoint, train and oversee your IP steering committee
  • Regularly review your IP strategy to ensure it remains aligned with your commercial objectives.

We have developed packages to help you achieve these objectives. Our advice helps business owners – at whatever stage of their lifecycle – maximise the commercial value of their intellectual property. Find out more here.