Consumable consumables: the edible water bottle
09 Oct 2019
Throughout the 20th century, plastic has become increasingly prevalent in our everyday lives. To date, it’s estimated that over 8 billion tons of.
Inventive AI: can machines innovate?
07 Oct 2019
The integration of technology based on artificial intelligence into our everyday lives continues apace, in fields such as self-driving vehicles, speech.
5 top tips to prevent trade mark ‘genericide’
02 Oct 2019
Most trade mark owners will be aware that their UK or European Union trade mark registration is likely to become vulnerable to cancellation on the.
AMR - a global threat
27 Sep 2019
A hot topic on everyone’s lips at the moment is Climate Change and its predicted impact on our way of life. We are warned that rising global.
T cell engagers - dark horses of immunotherapy
26 Sep 2019
Chimeric antigen receptor (CAR) technology has attracted a lot of attention and investment in recent years, but the potential of T cell Engager.
Budding opportunities for pharma
26 Sep 2019
With shifting attitudes surrounding cannabis-based drugs, it is essential to explore the array of benefits this may have for patients and the.
From data to drugs - a brief introduction to AI in drug discovery
25 Sep 2019
The road to an approved drug is well known to be an arduous journey. Recent estimates put the cost of bringing a new drug to market at a figure of.
Strict and inflexible: material claims at the EPO
24 Sep 2019
Innovators in advanced materials can face an uphill struggle to get suitable patent protection at the European Patent Office. Matthew Smith explains.
Obtaining patent protection for fermentation processes and products – the European perspective
19 Sep 2019
Fermented foods have been known for millennia and form an important part of many national cuisines. Initially used primarily to preserve foods and.
Batteries for the future: the sky may not be the limit!
18 Sep 2019
Intermodality: the future of transport?
13 Sep 2019
Search the term 'intermodality' and you'll turn up a number of definitions and some fine distinctions (when does intermodality become multi modality,.
Food of the future – regulating and protecting gene-edited crops
11 Sep 2019
A recent episode of the BBC World Service’s excellent series “50 Things that made the modern economy” (now up to ‘thing’ 75) concerned plant breeding.
DIY biology dilemma – regulating biohacking
04 Sep 2019
Science kits may have inspired generations of children to become scientists, and those grown up children might be surprised that there may be cause for.
Printing with graphene: exploring the inks set to unleash graphene's potential for mass-market applications
30 Aug 2019
Training the next generation of patent attorneys
29 Aug 2019
Graduate recruitment is at the heart of our firm and something we have invested a lot of time and energy into. We are renowned in the profession for.
Shifting treatments: cancer as a manageable disease
29 Aug 2019
As new treatments drive a shift towards treating cancer as a manageable disease we are seeing greater collaboration across the life sciences sector.
Fast times at TBRe: the future of autonomous vehicles
20 Aug 2019
In Forward magazine edition 2, we met up with Team Bath Racing Electric (TBRe) who are driving the future of autonomous vehicles.
Team Bath Racing Electric - zooming through 2019
19 Aug 2019
Each year, over 100 university engineering teams from around the globe travel to Silverstone, England to compete in Formula Student United Kingdom.
Patentable subject matter in bioinformatics - USPTO’s January 2019 guidance
15 Aug 2019
In this article, Paul Liu and Ashley Barton from Duane Morris LLP provided some interesting thoughts about ways to obtain US patents in the field of.