Unified Patent Court

It’s been a long time coming but the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patents (UP) will come into effect on 1 April 2023. EIP and Amar Goussu Staub have launched an alliance, EIP Amar, to support clients with UPC litigation matters. Visit EIP Amar to find out more.

Semiconductor sector

EIP recently attended semiconductor industry events and have written on latest developments in this evolving sector. At EIP we help protect the inventions in this cutting-edge sector.

EIP attend sustainable transport events

EIP recently attended and exhibited at sustainable transport events. At EIP we help protect the inventions of those involved in disruptive technology and innovation which aims to reduce the environmental impact of modes of transport. Read more about how patents can play a part in cleaner mobility.

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Damages pull into the station for Geofabrics

Charlotte May KC recently handed down a comparatively rare judgment, for the Patents Court, in respect of a damages enquiry for infringement of Geofabrics’ railway related patent by Fiberweb in Geofabrics Ltd v Fiberweb Geosynthetics Ltd [2022] E...

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Reflections on Black History Month 2022

Alex Morgan writes: Last month was Black History Month and for each full week of October I wrote an article profiling a different Black person who made a significant contribution in a particular technical field (all linked to healthcare). The four pers...

EIP German team recognised by JUVE Patent

EIP’s German litigation team has retained its ranking in JUVE Patent 2022. JUVE Patent comment that ‘more often than in previous years, the IP boutique is active in more than just individual suits’ and that ‘the proceedings for ...

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Resources

What SMEs Should Know About The IP Audits Plus Scheme

What SMEs Should Know About The IP Audits Plus Scheme

Designed by the UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO), the IP Audits Plus Scheme gives high-growth SMEs the opportunity to understand and assess their IP further. The scheme supports SME growth by offering financial support towards an IP audit. Th...