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Hello and welcome to The Greenshoots Intellectual Property Podcast by Appleyard Lees, a conversation about intellectual property, focused on stories and insights from IP professionals, inventors and entrepreneurs at the forefront of creating and managing IP. In 2021, we continue to discuss best practice for monetising and protecting IP, and consider how innovators and businesses may need to adapt to new working practices in a post-COVID-19 world. If you have a question or issue you’d like ou ...
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From 2022-2023, knife-crime has risen to levels not seen since before the COVID-19 lockdown, according to a recent research brief from the House of Commons Library. Prize-winning medtech start-up ACT Medical is fighting the injuries resulting from knife attacks, with a device that applies direct pressure to penetrative wounds, to reduce bleeding. T…
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In this episode, Appleyard Lees partner, trade mark attorney and solicitor Chris Hoole, and head of commercial IP contracts Amritjot Jethwa look at the different types of IP agreements and contracts that businesses should have in place, at each stage of their growth. If you have a question or issue you’d like our IP specialists to discuss on the po…
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This episode follows the launch of Appleyard Lees’ Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report – Third Edition. This year’s report uses global patent filing data to analyse green-technological developments in hydrogen, batteries, nuclear, wind, plant-based meat, cultivated meat, insect protein, bioplastics, carbon capture, and plastics recycling. Pate…
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In this episode Appleyard Lees partner, solicitor and trade mark attorney Chris Hoole, is joined by Juliana Fuchs, Counsel Brand Protection at PUMA. Chris and Juliana discuss anti-counterfeiting measures, consumer misconceptions, and the potential consequences of buying and selling fake goods. They also take a closer look at PUMA’s recent successes…
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In this episode, patent attorneys Simon Bradbury, Partner, and , Alice Smart, Associate, discuss plant varieties. They explain what plant varieties are, how to apply for them, and how they are enforced. They also take a look at some of the current issues affecting plant varieties, including the need to provide a UK address for service by the end of…
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In this episode, patent attorneys Howard Read, Partner, and Terry Instone, Principal Associate, discuss central patent revocation at the Unified Patent Court (UPC), and compare revocation actions at the UPC, with European Patent Office (EPO) opposition proceedings. What are the key differences between them? Under what circumstances is the UPC’s rou…
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This episode comes as part of South Asian Heritage Month, a celebration of South Asian cultures, histories and communities in the UK, running from 18th July to 17th August, each year. Part-qualified patent attorney and IP and ME co-lead Monifa Phillips, and trainee patent attorney Riddhi Patel, speak to several Appleyard Lees team members about the…
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In this episode, partners Howard Read, Patent Attorney and Patent Litigator, and Robert Cumming, Solicitor of the Senior Courts of England & Wales, discuss the Unified Patent Court (UPC), taking a deep dive into litigation at the UPC. They compare proceedings in this new jurisdiction, with those of the English and European national courts. This dis…
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In this episode, trade mark attorneys Beverley Robinson, Senior Associate, and Hannah Burrows, Associate, look at some of the current intellectual property (IP) challenges that fashion brands face, and discuss when fashion brands should consider updating their IP protection. This episode comes ahead of Appleyard Lees’ sponsorship of Northern Fashio…
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In this episode of the podcast, trade mark attorney Vishal Dattani and trainee patent attorney Monifa Phillips discuss joining the IP profession. Vishal and Monifa introduce the concept of intellectual property, and discuss how they became trainees, the skills and qualifications needed to become a trainee patent or trade mark attorney, and life as …
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In this episode senior associate and patent attorney Paul Roscoe, and partner, solicitor and trade mark attorney Chris Hoole, are joined by 3D printing specialist and CEO/co-founder of ProMake, Professor Jason Laing. This episode discusses current innovation trends in 3D printing and smart materials, the IP risks associated with this technology are…
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Hello and welcome to The Greenshoots Intellectual Property Podcast by Appleyard Lees, a conversation about intellectual property, focused on stories and insights from IP professionals, inventors and entrepreneurs at the forefront of creating and managing IP. The launch of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and the Unitary Patent (UP) is now less than t…
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In this episode, Appleyard Lees patent attorneys and partners Howard Read and Kate Hickinson provide an update on the implementation of the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC). Howard and Kate discuss implementation dates, the UPC's case management system, and considerations European patent proprietors will need to make with regard t…
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In this episode Appleyard Lees partners and solicitors Chris Hoole and Bill Lister discuss some of 2022's most significant IP disputes, and what they might mean for the enforcement of IP rights in 2023 and beyond. For more information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyardlees.com. Follow us on Twitter @AppleyardLees. Follow us on LinkedIn at Appleyard …
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This episode follows the launch of Appleyard Lees' 'Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2022' (https://www.appleyardlees.com/inside-green-innovation-progress-report/) This year's report used global patent filing data to analyse technological developments in batteries, hydrogen, heat pumps, solar energy, recycling, polymers, carbon capture util…
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In March 2021, the UK government committed the UK Intellectual Property office (UK IPO) to publish enhanced guidelines on the examination of patent applications relating to artificial intelligence-based (AI) inventions. In September 2022, these guidelines were released. In this episode, senior associate and patent attorney Paul Roscoe, and patent a…
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In this episode, patent attorneys partner Richard Bray, and senior associate Paul Roscoe, and European patent attorney Tom Gregory, discuss the direction of innovation in autonomous vehicle technology, and recent trends in artificial intelligence-based (AI) patent filings more generally. For more information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyardlees.co…
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In this episode, Appleyard Lees talent acquisition adviser Jennie Sinclair, and head of IP business services Nicola Hart, discuss career progression and the roles that are available in an IP law firm’s technical support team. Information on specific roles can be found at the following timestamps: IP team support – 05:11 IP administrator – 07:53 IP …
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In this episode, patent attorney and partner Ean Davies, and trainee patent attorney and space enthusiast Jordan Tinkler, are joined by Theo Youds, aerospace engineering master’s student at Leeds University, and founder of the Leeds University Rocketry Association (LURA). Ean, Jordan and Theo discuss LURA’s experience attending the 2022 Spaceport A…
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This episode of the podcast follows episode 25, which introduced the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC). Partners and patent attorneys Kate Hickinson and Julia Gwilt discuss how the UPC might work in practice, including the pros and cons of using this new court for infringement and invalidity actions. For more information on Appleya…
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In this episode, Appleyard Lees partners, patent attorneys, and experienced opposition specialists, Bobby Smithson and Jennifer Delaney, give their outlook on patent oppositions and appeals at the EPO in 2022. They discuss virtual hearings, how the latest Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal have been implemented, and recent case law, includi…
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Mediation is a form of cost-effective, confidential alternative dispute resolution (ADR), in which a neutral third party, or mediator, assists two parties to negotiate a settlement outside of court. In this episode, Appleyard Lees partners and solicitors Bill Lister and Chris Hoole discuss the benefits of mediation vs. court proceedings, and how me…
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After years of uncertainty, both the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) could be live as early as October 2022. This will impact all existing granted and pending European patents. Patent owners will need to make strategic decisions soon. In this episode, patent attorneys, partner Kate Hickinson, and senior associate Chris Mason,…
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This episode follows the release of Appleyard Lees, inaugural Inside Green Innovation: Progress Report 2021. The report analyses patent filings across several areas of green innovation to shed light on the state of progress in the development of green technologies. How close are we to finding the technological solutions that will be so important fo…
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In episode 23, trade mark attorney Cherry Shin and trainee patent attorney Jonathan Foster talk about their journeys into the world of intellectual property (IP). How did they come to the legal profession? What are the requirements for training as a patent or trade mark attorney? For more information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyardlees.com. Follo…
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Part of the UK’s High Court, The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (the IPEC) provides fast, cost-effective intellectual property litigation proceedings, without the risk of paying uncapped costs to an opposing party. In this episode, Appleyard Lees solicitors, partner Bill Lister, and Chris Thomas, discuss when a case should be taken to the I…
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In episode 6 of the podcast, released July 2020, Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Adam Tindall and Ean Davies discussed COVID-related challenges faced by in-house IP teams. How did the business disruption affect in-house IP teams’ priorities, and what changes did Adam and Ean foresee for the future? In this episode, we revisit Adam and …
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In 2017, the UK Supreme Court’s judgement of Actavis v Eli Lilly created significant change to the way patent infringement is assessed in the UK by introducing a formal doctrine of equivalents. Four years on, Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Adam Tindall and David Walsh, and senior associate and patent attorney Chris Mason discuss the i…
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As the Tokyo 2020/21 Olympics approach, British wheelchair racing athlete and Paralympic gold medallist Hannah Cockroft discusses her preparation for the games, and the drivers behind innovation in her sport. Hannah is a five-time Paralympic champion, twelve-time world champion, and T34 world record holder for the 100 metre, 200 metre, 400 metre, 8…
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The use of AI and machine learning in drug discovery is increasing, especially in the discovery of treatments for COVID-19. Obtaining patent protection for these innovations is complex, requiring multidisciplinary, tech-specific patent knowledge. In this episode, patent attorneys and Appleyard Lees partners Barbara Fleck, Julia Gwilt and Howard Rea…
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This episode of the podcast features Bill Lister and Chris Thomas, specialist IP solicitors who help clients in the UK and around the world manage IP disputes in a commercially and legally sensible way. Chris and Bill discuss how to prevent disputes, and what to do if they arise. For more information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyardlees.com. Follo…
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Serial entrepreneur Mags Walker joins Appleyard Lees partner and solicitor Chris Hoole to talk about her journey from 'Big Four' accountant to owner of two successful start-up businesses. Mags is the founder of Yorkshire-based marketing agency the fabl, and Toolally, a statement fashion accessory brand supplying accessories to the BBC's Strictly Co…
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Following the release of the 2021/22 UK Budget, corporation tax is set to rise to twenty-five percent in 2023. While this will be unwelcome news for many businesses, tax relief for patent owners and licensees, afforded under the UK Patent Box regime, is now even more valuable. In this episode, Appleyard Lees partner, David Walsh, is joined by Tom D…
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Updated Examination Guidelines published by the EPO in March 2021 include stricter requirements for making a patent description consistent with amended claims. Patent attorneys Bobby Smithson and Andy McKinlay discuss the knock-on effect this new approach may have in subsequent patent disputes. For more information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyard…
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Patent attorneys Richard Bray, Barbara Fleck and Kate Hickinson discuss patents as drivers of innovation, and the reporting of patent issues by mainstream media. Discussion topics include: patents – fuelling innovation, or protecting corporate interests? | the need for patents & IP rights | the ‘war’ for innovation | patents and innovation in the p…
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Adam and Richard reflect on their observations made then, and impact and developments we’ve seen in IP and innovation since: Pandemic impact on tech & industry | Back to stability and business as usual? | Other IP issues – crown use, uncertainty waning?, future funding availability | Sentiment v. practical reality – will life, and IP, be changed fo…
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Appleyard Lees solicitors and trade mark attorneys Robert Cumming and Chris Hoole chat to Tom about the success of Spatzwear, fuelled by passion and necessity, with intellectual property an important factor in its growth. More information on Appleyard Lees go to appleyardlees.com. Follow us on Twitter @AppleyardLees. Follow us on LinkedIn at Appley…
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Appleyard Lees partners, patent attorneys and chemists David Walsh and Jennifer Delaney discuss: What drives ‘green’ chemistry innovation? | COVID-19 effects on ‘green’ chemistry innovation | Identifying patentable ‘green’ chemistry inventions What questions would you like answered by Appleyard Lees IP professionals? Tweet or email your questions t…
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Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys David Clark and Simon Bradbury discuss: Relationship dynamics | Country and region-specific challenges | M&A, divestment activity, licencing, collaboration agreements and IP counsel | FRAND & CRIPR | Crown use | Litigation support | Adding capacity with outside counsel What questions would you like answe…
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Appleyard Lees solicitors Rob Cumming, Bill Lister and Chris Hoole discuss their recent experiences of and learnings from virtual trials. Virtual trials at the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC): Pre-trial case management conferences | Trial attire | Logistics of hearings at home | Virtual trial timelines | Bandwidth and video at trial |…
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Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Richard Bray, Ean Davies and Barbara Fleck introduce the AL discussion series, ‘Tech transfer teams’ IP challenges post-COVID and beyond’, with commentary on the range of IP-related issues facing tech transfer teams right now. Collaboration/inventorship/ownership | FTOs | Cost pressures | Funding | IP St…
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Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Ean Davies and Adam Tindall discuss the evolving role of in-house IP professionals in the context of the pandemic and potential economic downturn. Reimagining the in-house team/outside counsel relationship | Getting the best from private practice IP attorneys | IP during a recession What questions would …
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Appleyard Lees partners and patent oppositions specialists Julia Gwilt and Bobby Smithson discuss their recent experiences of virtual hearings. Unexpected pros | Discreet communication between attorney, client and witness | Learnings & tips | ‘Reading the room’ | Procedural quirks | Would the outcome have been different if parties attended in perso…
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Appleyard Lees patent attorneys Simon Bradbury and Parminder Lally discuss IP challenges faced by start-up companies during the pandemic, and beyond. Funding availability | Funding sources | Protecting IP when budgets are tight | Low/no cost activities to further IP protection | Considerations for new inventors – due diligence, freedom to operate, …
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Appleyard Lees patent attorneys and partners Kate Hickinson and Howard Read discuss making the most of innovators’ time when people movement and lab access is restricted. Innovating and furthering a patent programme in lockdown | Using lockdown time productively | Logistics of returning to the lab | Benefits and challenges of online inventor collab…
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Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Julia Gwilt and Bobby Smithson discuss the impact of COVID-19 disruption on oral proceedings at the EPO, both oppositions and examinations. Oral proceedings | Shifting deadlines | Changes to remote OPs | Exceptional circumstance extensions | Challenges and benefits of OPs by video conference | Facilitati…
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In our first episode, Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Adam Tindall and Richard Bray discuss the impact on IP and innovation, now and in future, of the COVID-19 pandemic. Oral proceedings | Shifting deadlines | Changes to remote OPs | Exceptional circumstance extensions | Challenges and benefits of OPs by video conference | Facilitating…
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Hello and welcome to The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees, a conversation about intellectual property, focused on what matters most to innovators, inventors and brand owners, right now. In each episode, intellectual property specialists discuss the essential issues facing those who create, or protect, IP. If you have a question or issue you’d …
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