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29 July 2019
Amazon has introduced a trial system to combat patent infringement on its platform.
3 June 2019
One of the questions that has preoccupied patent pundits since the Supreme Court first introduced a doctrine of equivalents into the UK patent system in Actavis v Eli Lilly ([2017] UKSC 48) is the fate of the so-called “Gillette Defence”. Is it still a defence against patent infringement to do something which differs from the prior art only in non-patentable ways?
3 June 2019
The Supreme Court introduced a doctrine of equivalents into the UK patent infringement system for the first time in Actavis v Eli Lilly ([2017] UKSC 48). Regen v Estar ([2019] EWHC 63) applied this new approach to a claimed numerical limitation.
20 April 2018
Both the EPO and the UK IPO have modified their fees from this April. The EPO has attempted to reduce the cost burden to applicants, notably avoiding inflationary increases. This is good news.

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