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IP Strategies for AI Innovators in Healthcare

AI & IP Series This is the second in a series of three articles directed at all innovators using artificial intelligence to solve problems in healthcare. Our aim is to address some of the misconceptions we hear frequently around the protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and to provide some practical...

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Is Dasatinib Dead? – An Incredible Change to the Plausibility Threshold

  It is just over four years since Board 3.3.01 of the EPO Boards of Appeal delivered its much-anticipated decision in the Dasatinib case (T 488/16). Having been closely involved in that case on behalf of one of the opponents, it was obvious to me that the decision represented a...

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“You can’t patent algorithms” – A Guide to Identifying and Protecting AI Inventions in Healthcare

  Part two Part three AI & IP Series This is the first of a series of articles directed at all innovators using artificial intelligence to solve problems in healthcare. Our aim is to address some of the misconceptions we hear frequently around the protection of AI-based HealthTech inventions and...

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AR-Assisted Surgery: Navigating the Restrictions to Patentability

  The development of Augmented Reality (AR) assisted surgical techniques is moving rapidly, with GlobalData predicting the next 10 years will see the AR market in health care reach $76 billion[1]. AR displays can be used in many ways to assist in surgical procedures or surgical training. For example, an...

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Increase the Range of your IP

  In January this year, Penn State University caused a stir in the electric vehicle (EV) field by announcing a battery for mass market EVs that has a range of 250 miles and an ability to charge in 10 minutes. The technology uses a self-heating approach that enables the battery...

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