Computer Technology

UK becomes even more attractive for first filings in computing and telecomms

Following an announcement earlier in the year that the UK IPO will be outsourcing searches to the EPO (see Ross’ article here), the UK IPO have expanded this to the computing and telecommunications fields (see announcement here). Where UK applications are filed in these fields, there will be a pot...

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UKIPO publishes research into AI patent filings

It will come as a surprise to absolutely no one to hear that investment in Artificial Intelligence has risen sharply over the last few years. This is supported by a recent report published by the UKIPO indicating the patent filing trends in this sector. The report shows that AI-related technologies...

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E-scooter wars: is there substance behind market domination?

This article was originally published on Verdict. Follow this link to read the full article. E-scooters will soon become a familiar sight in cities across Europe. Germany has become the latest country to give e-scooters the go-ahead and it won’t be the last. Recent investment figures have painted a positive picture of...

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AI Accelerates Innovation

This article was originally posted on Communications of the ACM and remains their copyrighted material. Please visit their website here to read the full article. “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” So said Thomas Edison, America’s most prolific inventor. Yet the march of technology is now changing...

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British software in China – Intellectual Property and Industrial Software considerations

The UK Intellectual Property Office recently published a guide for British companies looking to provide software to projects or customers in China to help identify and mitigate potential intellectual property (IP) risk. It is a useful high-level read that is applicable to different offerings of software, whether as part of...

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