Unified Patent Court

It’s been a long time coming but it looks as if the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and Unitary Patents (UP) will soon come into effect. Get up to speed with everything you need to know to be prepared for UPC and UP.

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EIP retains rankings in Legal 500 UK 2023

The 2023 edition of the Legal 500 UK has been published and EIP has retained its rankings for its patent attorney and patent litigation practices. For the second year running EIP's patent attorney practice is rated in the top tier and received feedbac...

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Are electric vehicles tackling climate change?

Governments across the world are encouraging the switch to electric vehicles as part of the global effort to combat climate change. California recently enacted regulations to require 100% of new vehicles sold in the state must be electric, hybrid or hy...

The WaterRower managed to row back from being struck out

In the recent strike out application heard on 28 July 2022, Waterrower (UK) Limited v Liking Limited (T/A Topiom) [2022] EWHC 2084 (IPEC), David Stone, sitting as deputy high court judge, considered whether a rowing machine could be considered to be a ...

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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...