We want to keep you up to date with developments in the IP world and let you know what we are up to at Mewburn Ellis.
17 Jul 2017
Second Sight, a developer, manufacturer and marketer of implantable visual prosthetics has announced its market entry into South Korea.
14 Jul 2017
Autoliv, the global leader in automotive safety systems, has signed an agreement with Velodyne LiDAR for commercialising LiDAR, which is an important sensor technology for autonomous cars.
13 Jul 2017
On 12 July, 2017 an important judgement was handed down by the UK Supreme Court in the case of Eli Lilly v Actavis UK. The reasoning in the decision is significant for UK law in two legal areas: file wrapper estoppel and doctrine of equivalents.
11 Jul 2017
Nick Sutcliffe will be attending the ON Helix conference that takes place on Thursday 13 July in Cambridge. ON Helix is a one day event aimed at informing delegates of how to turn early stage inventions and ideas into innovative health treatments.
10 Jul 2017
F-star, a biopharmaceutical company developing bispecific antibody immuno-oncology products, has announced a new partnership with a leading science and technology company. This new strategic collaboration will focus on the development and commercialisation of five bispecific immuno-oncology antibodies.
04 Jul 2017
Robert Watson will be attending a Business Intelligence Breakfast that takes place on Thursday 6 July in Cambridge. This event will explore how to approach discussions for a proposed collaboration in relation to the disclosure of confidential information (such as intellectual property) to third parties.
03 Jul 2017
Tessa Therapeutics (Tessa) and the Parker Institute for Cancer Immunotherapy (Parker Institute) have announced that they will join forces in a multi-year strategic alliance agreement to jointly advance research into cancer immunotherapy.
30 Jun 2017
Manchester business owner Natalie Balmain has been winning acclaim for her growing enterprise, Type 1 Clothing.
30 Jun 2017
The EPO has decided to amend the patents rules to exclude plants and animals obtained exclusively by an essentially biological breeding process from patentability.
30 Jun 2017
We are delighted to announce that Tom Furnival, Dan Thornton, Eleanor Maciver and Alex Burns have all passed their European European Qualifying Examinations and are now qualified European Patent Attorneys.
29 Jun 2017
Creo Medical Group PLC announced the first clinical use of its Speedboat device on 22 June.
27 Jun 2017
The UK takes another step towards ratifying the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement by laying the The Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2017 before the UK Parliament.
23 Jun 2017
The start of the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has been further delayed. The expected target date of 1 December 2017 cannot be maintained and a start date of mid-2018 (or later) is more likely.
15 Jun 2017
Congratulations to the winners of the Emerging Technologies Competition 2017.
12 Jun 2017
We congratulate Tony Raven, CEO of Cambridge Enterprise at the University of Cambridge, who has been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Global University Venturing (GUV).