Fri 1st Dec 2023Has patenting AI at the UK Patent Office just got easier?
The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has issued a practice update regarding the examination of patent applications involving artificial neural networks (ANNs). Patent Attorney Thomas Mahon explains more.
Fri 1st Dec 2023Patentability of AI at the UKIPO following Emotional Perception
Tom Woodhouse explains the implications of the UK High Court's decision in the appeal of Emotional Perception AI Ltd vs Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (2023).
Tue 28th Nov 2023Reflections on the first MedTech Innovation Assembly
Emma Berry reflects on an insightful day at the first UK MedTech Innovation Assembly hosted by Halston Group.
Mon 27th Nov 2023Patenting AI and machine learning in the UK – all bets are off?
The UK High Court has issued a game changing judgement in Emotional Perception AI Ltd vs Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks (2023).
Tue 14th Nov 2023What can be registered as a series trade mark in the UK?
One of the money- saving “tricks of the trade” of the UK trade mark registration system is protecting a series of trade marks in a single application. This can save application and renewal costs and make your portfolio easier to manage.
Thu 9th Nov 2023Wet signatures required for assignment of European patent applications
Patent Attorney Adam Flint explains the Legal Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office’s decision requiring wet signatures on all assignments of European patent applications.
Mon 6th Nov 2023Sam Judge presenting to the Royal Society of Chemistry’s IP seminar
On 8 November Patent Attorney Sam Judge is presenting on ‘Navigating a maze: AI and software in chemical patents.’
Wed 18th Oct 2023Diversity in STEM – a new paradigm
Shameena Bonomally recently attended the IoD Glass Ceiling Group meeting tackling diversity in STEM.
Fri 13th Oct 2023Peter Kindermann joins Munich office
Patent and Trade Mark Attorney Peter Kindermann has joined our Munich office as a Partner
Wed 20th Sep 2023Address for service for trade mark rights
Do you need to update your UK address for service? From 1 January 2024, the only new addresses for service that will be accepted in the UK will be those in the UK, Gibraltar, or the Channel Islands
Fri 8th Sep 2023Infringements by equivalence?
Thu 24th Aug 2023Leeds Digital Festival 2023
Page White Farrer to host 3 Leeds Digital Festival 2023 events
Mon 31st Jul 2023New referral to the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal
When is a product that has actually been marketed not prior art?
Wed 19th Jul 2023Virginia Driver shares IP insights with Fund Her North audience
Virginia joined a distinguished panel for a 'Fireside chat on Leveraging the Investment Ecosystem', an Accelerating Funding for Women in Business event run by Fund Her North, an organisation which supports funding for female founded companies and in conjunction with the NatWest Entrepreneur Accelerator.
Thu 25th May 2023Protecting creativity and innovation at Manufacturing and Engineering Week
The UK is home to years of creativity and innovation in engineering, design and manufacturing.
Fri 14th Apr 2023Westminster Legal Policy Forum
On 18 April 2023, partner and expert European Patent Attorney Virginia Driver will be speaking at the online Westminster Legal Policy Forum,outlining the effect of the Retained EU Law Bill on the UK IP legal framework.
Tue 11th Apr 2023Page White Farrer partners with Tech Climbers in Yorkshire
Join Andy McKinlay at the launch event of Yorkshire Tech Climbers 2023
Mon 20th Mar 2023Page White Farrer hosts AIPLA Women in IP global event in Leeds – 27 April 2023
On 27 April 2023, Page White Farrer will be connecting with IP professionals in Leeds and with IP colleagues around the world in an international hybrid event coordinated by AIPLA (American Intellectual Property Law Association) Women in IP.
Fri 17th Mar 2023Webinar: Providing sustainable care with innovative HealthTech
How can protecting innovation in technology help provide sustainable care within our National Health Service and other healthcare settings?
Wed 15th Mar 2023Workshop: Andy McKinlay to speak about AI ethics at AI Accelerator in Leeds
On 20 March 2023, partner Andy McKinlay will be speaking at a workshop session of AI Accelerator, an initiative launched by AI Tech UK, exploring the challenges and opportunities of navigating AI ethics in today's rapidly changing technological landscape.
Tue 14th Mar 2023Shedding (near-infrared) light on human brain activity
Page White Farrer was engaged to ensure that valuable intellectual property of Gowerlabs was properly captured and protected.
Tue 21st Feb 2023A new frontier – the latest innovation at the Space Finance and Tech Summit in London
On 21 February 2023, David Williams will be attended the Space Finance and Tech Summit hosted by techUK in London.
Sat 1st Oct 2022Registering a patent in Europe – Infographic of options under the European Patent Convention
Planning international expansion? Our useful infographic shows the options for registering patents and protecting intellectual property across 44 European states under the European Patent Convention - as at March 2021.
Tue 6th Sep 2022FIVE AI’s GC explains what it is like to work with Page White Farrer to build a patent and trade mark portfolio
Business startups may wonder whether or not to invest in patents and trade marks. Then, how do they find a patent attorney who understands their invention and can help them translate it into business value via intellectual property protection?
Thu 18th Aug 2022Success before the Appointed Person for Iceland Spring’s water brand trade marks
Taryn Byrne has successfully assisted Iceland Spring EHF, an Icelandic spring water company, to defend its brand from attack by Iceland Foods Limited, the owner of the ICELAND mark and the well-known chain of supermarkets.
Wed 3rd Aug 2022Proper claim interpretation trumps prior use claim in defence of a German patent opposition
Our patent attorneys in Munich were recently successful in defending the patent of a client for machinery used in the food production industry after it was challenged on the basis of prior use, and despite the German Patent and Trademark Office (GPTO) accepting the flimsiest of evidence for the prior use.
Thu 28th Jul 2022Blockchain leader nChain forges ahead in patent rankings
Global blockchain technology company nChain has leapfrogged over the likes of tech giant IBM and Alipay (Alibaba’s mobile payment platform) to take fifth place in the league table of companies ranked worldwide for blockchain patent applications in 2021 with the help of Page White Farrer*.
Wed 29th Jun 2022An ‘exceptional’ testimonial for partner Thomas Mahon
Congratulations to European Patent Attorney Thomas Mahon was has received this excellent testimonial from a client.
Thu 21st Apr 2022How to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the EU
If you have invested in a trade mark for your brand anywhere in Europe, then you will want to maximise its power and ensure that potential competitors do not infringe your valuable intellectual property to take advantage with their marketing initiatives. James Cornish, at Page White and Farrer, has created this handy flow chart for brand owners to explain how to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the EU.
Thu 21st Apr 2022How to oppose or defend a trade mark application in the UK
If you have invested in a trade mark for your brand, then you will want to maximise its power and ensure that potential competitors do not creep too close and infringe your valuable intellectual property with their marketing initiatives. James Cornish has created this handy flow chart for brand owners to explain the process of opposing or defending a trade mark application in the UK.
Wed 20th Apr 2022Brand owners’ guide to obtaining an EU trade mark
Trying to obtain an EU trade mark? Track your trade mark throughout the process and know when key decisions need to be made by downloading our free guide.
Tue 19th Apr 2022Brand owners' guide to obtaining a UK trade mark
Download our free guide to the UK trade mark process for brand owners. Our handy flow chart explains the roles of the trade mark attorney and the UK Intellectual Property Office, and also which key decisions will be required by the brand owner.
Mon 4th Apr 2022Guide to the EU trade mark process for overseas attorneys
The EU trade mark process may be daunting to an overseas attorney who is new to it so we have put together this handy flow chart to give you a set by step guide to protecting brand identity in the EU.
Mon 4th Apr 2022Guide to the UK trade mark process for overseas attorneys
The UK trade mark process may be daunting to an overseas attorney who is new to it so we have put together this handy flow chart to give you a set by step guide to protecting brand identity in the UK.
Thu 21st Oct 2021Infographic: Software and AI international patent filing timeline (UK to international route)
If you are considering filing a patent first in the UK, then abroad, our infographic outlines the key stages of the process and the timeline – taking you from initial consultation, through the UK filing and then on into securing protection in other jurisdictions.
Tue 17th Aug 2021Patent pools and the evolution of FRAND licensing in IoT ecosystems
In an article for Intellectual Property Magazine, European Patent Attorney Olaf Ungerer examines the complexity of the IoT landscape, and he explores why patent pools offer an attractive solution for complex IoT products by reducing transaction costs for licensors and implementers and potentially reducing aggregate royalty. This article arises from the “Contribution to the Debate on SEPs” (E03600), published January 2021, by the Group of Experts on Licensing and Valuation of Standard Essential Patents advising the European Commission.
Thu 25th Mar 2021IPM Standards Patents, Smartphone, 5G, V2X and IoT wars - Kelda Style - March 2021
Standardisation patents are heavily focussed on 5G technologies, which is reflected in the number of patent applications being filed. Kelda Style reviews the numbers in Intellectual Property Magazine.
Wed 5th Aug 2020Rusty Rabbit International praises Page White Farrer’s ‘outstanding service’
Page White Farrer is working with UK-based Rusty Rabbit International to provide ‘outstanding’ intellectual property services to businesses, entrepreneurs and start ups.
Mon 2nd Mar 2020System1 sings the praises of expert trade mark attorney James Cornish and his team
For 12 years, Page White Farrer has worked closely with System1, a UK-based marketing and brand consultant, supporting them in all their trade mark registrations and protecting their intellectual property across the globe.
Mon 30th Dec 2019Clinova gives Page White Farrer a glowing testimonial
Page White Farrer have worked closely with Clinova, a UK-based global consumer healthcare company, to build up their IP portfolio and to develop their global IP strategy.