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Arnie Clarke and Peter Finnie recognised by Who’s Who Legal

Arnie Clarke and Peter Finnie have been recognised by Who’s Who Legal in the The Patents Agent & Attorneys 2019: Analysis. The report lists the world-leading patent attorneys who are outstanding practitioners and the very best in their field. The individuals listed received nominations and recommendations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources. The...

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GJE Highly Recommended by IAM Patent 1000

We are delighted to be recognised as a top tier firm in the 2019 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals. IAM undertook an exhaustive qualitative research project to identify outstanding firms and individuals across multiple jurisdictions. When identifying the leading firms, factors such as depth of...

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Ligand Licenses VER250840 to Cumulus Oncology

Ligand Pharmaceuticals has announced the signing of a license agreement granting Cumulus Oncology exclusive worldwide rights to develop and commercialise VER250840, a novel, oral, selective, preclinical Chk1 Kinase Inhibitor discovered using Ligand’s Vernalis Design Platform (VDP). Under the terms of the agreement, Ligand will receive an upfront license fee, and...

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Closed Loop Medicine Raises £2.1M Pre-Series A

GJE client Closed Loop Medicine raised £2.1M in venture capital funding. The raise for the Cambridge-based health tech start-up was from Longwall Ventures Partners amongst other investment groups. Closed Loop Medicine is a start-up that helps doctors and healthcare providers deliver personalised treatment regimens by combining proven drug treatments with...

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Stays may be available for computer simulation inventions at the EPO

Following on from our article commenting on the recent referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (G 1/19) the EPO have published a further notice concerning the staying of proceedings. The notice indicates that the President of the EPO has decided that all proceedings before the EPO in which the...

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