Category Archives: UK Patents

Employee-inventor compensation

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Earlier this year, the Court of Appeal (in Shanks v Unilever PLC and other) provided some clarification as to when an employee, who makes an invention at work, may be entitled to compensation. Few such cases have come before the … Continue reading

Changes to UK Patents Rules

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The UK Intellectual Property Office has announced a suite of changes to the UK Patents Rules which determine much of the patent procedure before the IPO. The changes are to be implemented in two stages. The first set of rule … Continue reading