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What IP applies to your Food and Drink Business?

  The continuously growing number of products and brands in the crowded food and drink space makes it all the more important to generate something different, that stands out. For companies who get it right, it is a fabulously exciting scene, with ever-shifting consumer trends providing a chance to diversify...

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The Restrictions on Patenting Surgical Methods: Can Surgical Robotics companies obtain effective Patent Protection?

If you have ever considered filing a patent application in the medical field, you might be aware that the law of some countries excludes patent protection for inventions that relate to certain kinds of surgical method. Given the rate of innovation in the surgical robots field, as clear from the...

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A Year to Drink to – Arnie Clarke considers how best to forget 2020

As a member of the GJE Food & Drink group, my interest in “alcohol technology” stretches beyond the plucky amateur to the devout professional. With this in mind, I thought an interesting exercise would be to review some of the booze-related patent applications that have been filed over the last...

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Boosting Britain’s Automotive Industry

The automotive industry is a vital component of the UK economy, providing a turnover of £82 billion in 2018 and accounting for 14.4% of the UK’s total export of goods[1]. However, the global automotive landscape is changing, and the accelerating issue of climate change is forcing governments around the world...

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The Surgical Robotics Patent Landscape: A Pivotal Moment in the Field

The medical and health technology sectors are in the midst of a period of rapid and sustained innovation. As the more traditional MedTech sectors mature, the rapid ongoing advances in computer technologies are increasingly being applied to solve problems in health and medicine. One of these subsectors which has seen...

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