The US National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence has concluded that IP policy for AI is a US "national security priority" and has called for a review of patent eligibility for AI-related … [Read more...] about Will the US drive greater IP protection for AI?
Last month, we discussed M&S suing Aldi for trademark infringement over its Colin the Caterpillar cake. Now Aldi has brought back its Colin lookalike, Cuthbert the Caterpillar, but with a slightly … [Read more...] about Aldi’s Cuthbert the Caterpillar returns – with a slight change
It's been just over a year since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and national lockdowns were enforced in countries across the world. Nobody really knew what was happening or when we'd return to … [Read more...] about Joining the fight against COVID-19 – One vaccine at a time
Marks & Spencer is taking Aldi to court to protect its beloved Colin the Caterpillar cake, after the discounter decided it wanted a slice of the action and began selling 'Cuthbert the … [Read more...] about Colin vs Cuthbert: M&S to sue Aldi for trademark infringement
Every year since 1998, I have produced a summary of the major patent cases from the previous year and presented it at our annual patents seminar You can take a look at the full review on our … [Read more...] about Patents in 2020 – The year in review
The UK Intellectual Property Office's Manual of Patent Practice has been updated to reflect the the UK High Court's decision concerning the "DABUS" inventions. The Court held that patent protection … [Read more...] about UKIPO patent guidance updated for DABUS judgment