Big Tech Patent Infringements

Patent Infringements America’s tech giants have achieved an astounding level of market dominance. Google accounts for about 90% of web searches globally, Amazon controls 44% of the e-commerce market, and Apple reports more revenue from its iPhone than the rest of the...

NEWS – Beware of IP Advice by Unqualified People

NEWS BEWARE IP ADVICE BY UNQUALIFIED PEOPLE The caveat is on the bottom line “we are not qualified IP lawyers” Yet they offer advice on protecting your brand and reputation: The result? You may be sued for IP infringement or waste time and money in IP applications...

NDA Director IP Risks

Whilst it is generally the rule that a director, including a de facto director, ceases to be subject to the general duties owed by a director under the Companies Act 2006, Section 170 (2) (a) of that Act states that a person who ceases to be a director continues in...

IP News re Patents

Recent statistics on patent application filings and grant approvals show a marked drop in both. Patent applications have fallen from over 30000 pa to 20000 and approvals have fallen from 8000 to 6000 pa Patents take 3 to 5 years to process and cost £ thousands. If...