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The Current Future: The Opportunities for UK Companies in Electric Vehicles

There is an emissions cloud hanging over the global automotive industry. Sales of diesel cars have slumped in the wake of the “dieselgate” scandal, while pressure to reduce carbon emissions could cause petrol cars – and even petrol-electric hybrids – to begin to be phased out as early as 2025....

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In a new age of personalised cancer therapy, is patent law in Europe still fit for purpose?

In the last week it has been announced that the NHS has struck a deal with Novartis to offer their ground-breaking new CAR-T therapy, Kymriah®, to paediatric patients with B cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. This is a significant development and means that some patients will now have access to this...

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Patent licensing trends in the UK pharmaceutical sector

2018 was billed by some in the industry as the year of pharma M&As. However, as of September, we still haven’t seen the acquisition values that were expected following a rather barren 2017. What we have seen are record high patent licensing deals. If your company is built on a...

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UK’s top business schools cannot neglect the importance of intellectual property

Intellectual property is passed around leadership teams like a hot potato with no one wanting to take ultimate responsibility, despite it being essential. Because of this, Peter Finnie from Gill Jennings & Every believes business schools must do more to integrate IP into the curriculum. The value of a business extends well...

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Get your patents IN: India – the next hotbed of fintech innovation

With e-commerce making up just 4% of the retail market, most of the population still yet to be exposed to digital disruption, and a start-up ecosystem only a decade old – India might seem like an unlikely location for fintech innovation. Yet, in May, Indian company Flipkart became the world’s...

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