Intellectual property news and updates

Brompton Bikes – Functional shapes may be eligible for copyright protection

The CJEU has ruled that a functional shape may be eligible for copyright protection in a recent judgement.

UK Supreme Court confirm strong sufficiency requirement in the UK

A recent decision made by the UK Supreme Court has important consequences for inventions in the biotech industry.

G3/19: Essentially biological processes excluded from patentability

We take a look at the decision made by the Enlarged Board of Appeal, G3/19, regarding the patentability of inventions relating to plants and animals.


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