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Trade Marks Special – Cuthbert vs Colin!

Cuthbert has legs with a bit of a sour bite at Colin! The Pure Ideas Update: Colin settles down

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Patent Myth-Busting

Patent Myth-Busting   Myth #1 – I can get an international patent covering the world. There is no such thing as a worldwide patent. Some regional patents are available such as a European, African, and Gulf states systems, but mostly patents will need to be filed and/or enforced in each

December 9th, 2020|All, Patents|

Good Business NOT Patentable Business

Good Business NOT Patentable Business Numerous attempts have been made over the years to equate computer implemented inventions with real world operations. The issue is that in Europe there is a need for a technical effect. The nub of the argument is that the need for a technical expert means

December 3rd, 2020|All, Patents, Technology|

Five Famous Patents

Five Famous Patents Have you created the next world-changing technology? If so, then you should definitely get some advice on protecting the intellectual property behind it. While some larger companies are trending to more open innovation models (such as GE, Samsung and Tesla), most can’t afford to just give

November 19th, 2020|All, Patents, Technology|

AI – AlphaGO GO

AI - AlphaGo Go Much emphasis and interest have focused recently on where an AI source can act as the inventor instead of a natural person. The assumption is that an AI source can invent, that is to say, do something which isn’t obvious and so has an inventive step.

October 7th, 2020|All, Technology|

Get Your Skates On!

Get Your Skates On! Despite coming from a town famous for its skater, well on ice, some of us have never got the bug, so it was with some trepidation that I jumped onto a skateboard. It must be safer than roller skates I had convinced myself and the grazed

September 29th, 2020|All, Innovation|

IP and 3D Printing

IP and 3D Printing As the availability of low-cost high performing 3D printers is becoming more accessible to industry and households alike, what does this mean for the IP behind the things we are printing?   The range of products that we can 3D print and the range of materials

September 15th, 2020|All, Intellectual Property, Technology|

Beer and Patents

Beer and Patents Many of us like a good beer. Apparently, it’s the world’s third-most-popular beverage to consume after water and tea. Beer is so ingrained in our culture that it even has its own worldwide CPC patent classification C12C. Patent classification C12C includes all patent documents relating to “Beer

September 9th, 2020|All, Patents|

Keeping the Love!

Keeping the Love! Those of us of a certain age will remember the numerous Disney films about the fabulously fun capers of a car called Herbie as the Love Bug. The original VW Beetle was designed by Ferdinand Porsche and was the first car under the German brand VW (Volkswagen

August 31st, 2020|All, Innovation|
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