Meet The Team: Emily Hayes, Partner, European Patent Attorney
28 Oct 2019
FRAND Licensing of SEPs in the age of connected cars
26 Oct 2019
Cars are developing more and more into computerized mobile platforms. They relieve the driver of many tasks and provide enhanced functionality and.
Employing CRISPR to expose ‘hiding’ cancer cells to immunotherapy
25 Oct 2019
Immunotherapy employs the patient’s immune system against cancer. There are various types of immunotherapy including adoptive cell therapy, cancer.
Renewable energy – huge potential for biofuel innovation
23 Oct 2019
It has been widely reported in the media recently that we need to do more to address the way in which we are affecting the environment. The burning of.
Controlling genes – the new field of epitranscriptomics
21 Oct 2019
The human genome contains roughly 20,000 genes that encode proteins. In order for the cells and tissues of a human to function properly, the expression.
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.
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