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How are Tech Giants Influencing Healthcare?

  There is no doubt that big tech companies are making their mark on the healthcare sector. But what triggered the divergence in their market strategy? And how is their presence impacting traditional pharmaceutical companies? What drove tech giants to the healthcare sector? Tech giants continually seek out growth industries...

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How and Why Businesses Should Protect Their Graphic User Interfaces

  The rise of tech companies, SaaS, apps, the Internet of Things, VR, AR, online advertising and an ever increasing digital and online world means a large portion of companies’ customer-facing environment is now found on screen. A company’s user interface is therefore of ever-increasing importance because using it will...

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Patents at Sea – Protecting Innovation in The Marine and Aquaculture Sectors

  Patents, trade marks and designs are geographical in scope. This means that a UK patent, for example, can only be enforced in the UK and therefore cannot prevent someone from using the same invention in the US – you would need a separate US patent for that. While IP...

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Do Patents Benefit Cleantech Companies?

  The UK will shortly host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference. Known as COP26, this conference could arguably be one of the most important climate summits to date, with world leaders assessing the extent to which targets set out in the landmark Paris Agreement of 2015 have been met....

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Growing Your UK Patent Portfolio via The UKIPO Green Channel

  Sustainability, climate change and generally looking after the environment are some of the important issues facing the world today. The patent system may, surprisingly to some, provide a useful tool in advancing a green technological revolution in the UK. It is well-known that the patent system can help drive...

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