UK Biotech patent application searches: cheap as DNA chips!

Biotech patent applicants filing their priority applications at the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) could now benefit from significant savings in search fees. This is another great reason to file...

Read more


Applying the science of sport to business: success by marginal gains

Categories: Advanced Engineering

Sir David Brailsford – the former director of British Cycling and now the general manager of Team Sky – is widely credited for championing the concept of “marginal gains” in...

Read more

Legal Updates

T1085/13: A crystal-clear test for purity

Categories: Pharmaceuticals

This recent decision from an EPO Board of Appeal is a rather satisfying development in how patentability (especially novelty) of purity claims is assessed at the EPO. This case may...

Read more


Notes from a Digital Nomad – Month 13: Epilogue

In a way, it does feel a bit like I’ve been in outer space for the past year – communicating with ground control in London via the digital ether; living...

Read more


Investor Breakfast at King’s20 Accelerator

On Friday 23 November, Peter Finnie will be attending the Investor Breakfast at King’s20 Accelerator. The event will focus on how businesses can build their investment pipeline in AI, machine...

Read more

Sign up to our newsletter

Please sign me up for the newsletters of this industry*