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ANALYSIS: Businesses looking to develop connected and autonomous cars must consider how they will access patented technology central to the way those vehicles will operate. 13 Apr 2018
The entire Unified Patent Court (UPC) project is at risk of failing due to continued delays to the ratification of the new regime, a Munich-based patent litigator has warned. 22 Feb 2018
This guide was updated in May 2017
This guide provides an outline of the UK's patent box regime for the taxation of intellectual property (IP) as it applies to companies and IP within the regime before 1 July 2016.
A patent is granted by a national patent office and will only give you monopoly rights in the country in which it is granted. There is no such thing as an international patent.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2012.
Sorting out disputes can take ages. Especially complicated ones, like patent disputes. To take a case to court, you will need lawyers – solicitors and barristers – and probably an expert to give evidence to back up your case. The ultimate outcome will be justice...
The UK's ratification of an international agreement to establish a new Unified Patent Court (UPC) in Europe has moved closer following recent actions taken by parliament and the Privy Council. 19 Dec 2017
It is open to rights holders under EU law to pursue retailers and logistics companies as intermediaries in the infringement of their intellectual property (IP) rights, the European Commission has said. 01 Dec 2017
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