Andrew Fearnside - Jul 07, 2021

Creating qubits: Making progress with photonics

Forward spoke with Jelmer Renema of Dutch firm QuiX about why..

Chris Cattley - Jun 24, 2021

The future of autonomous vehicles on land and sea

In this Forward: On Demand vlog, Chris Cattley and Rob Walker discuss..

Nathan Zhang - May 20, 2021

Materials informatics: a data-based approach to materials discovery

Research into new materials with desirable properties has been one of..

Andrew Fearnside - May 11, 2021

Creating qubits: a hot lead at ColdQuanta

Mark Saffman tells Forward why an atomic approach has all the..

Helen Bower - May 10, 2021

EPO Opposition Trends in Engineering, Electronics and Software Special Report

In autumn 2020, we analysed more than 8000 opposition cases filed at..

Joseph Newcombe - Apr 26, 2021

COVID-19 win for AI pharma farmers

The vaccine roll-out is in action all over the world. Nevertheless,..

Andrew Fearnside - Apr 15, 2021

Shock treatment: what’s behind the race to crack quantum?

As the UK begins work towards realising world-beating ambitions,..

Daniel Brodsky - Apr 14, 2021

Patenting a software invention at the UKIPO: a case study

In a recent success for one of our clients, we overcame an objection..

Andrew Fearnside - Mar 29, 2021

PsiQuantum expect commercial quantum computer by 2025

By 2025, the team from secretive quantum computing firm PsiQuantum..

Sarah Harvey - Mar 23, 2021

EPO 2020 Patent Index - key trends

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently published its 2020 Patent..

Dan Thornton - Mar 02, 2021

Working together to define future mobility

The fourth industrial revolution – big data – blockchain – artificial..

Richard Johnson - Mar 01, 2021

Developments in patenting activity in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Humans generate a mind-boggling amount of data each day. This..

Rob Walker - Feb 22, 2021

Autonomous vehicles: into reverse or about to shift up a gear?

While the past 12 months have been a rocky ride for much of the..

John Ioannou - Feb 17, 2021

Top 5 fields of technology for Internet of Things (IoT) patenting

The term “internet of things (IoT)” has often been mentioned in..

Alex Burns - Jan 26, 2021

How to patent your digital health apps – 5 key considerations

As the technical capabilities of smartphones continue to rise at an..

Urs Ferber - Jan 21, 2021

Deep neural networks: of dogs, muffins, and self-driving cars

You may have come across the “animals vs. food” picture quiz on the..

Tom Furnival - Dec 17, 2020

Ericsson accuses Samsung of un-FRAND-ly patent negotiations

Following on from Unwired Planet v Huawei, Ericsson have launched a ..

James Leach - Dec 07, 2020

Software inventions at the European Patent Office: an in-depth study

It is sometimes difficult to obtain patent protection for inventions..

Camille Terfve - Dec 03, 2020

Deep learning cracks the protein folding problem?

Deep learning has just made a new headline grabbing achievement:..

Christoph Moeller - Dec 01, 2020

Düsseldorf Regional Court refers Nokia vs. Daimler licensing dispute to CJEU

As anticipated, the Düsseldorf Regional Court, in its decision Nokia..

Andrew Fearnside - Nov 06, 2020

Britain launches largest industry-led project to commercialise the use of quantum computing

On 6 November 2020, Britain launched its largest industry-led quantum..

Dan Thornton - Oct 15, 2020

Robotic distancing

Minimising person to person contact is the major weapon in reducing..

Robert Worboys - Oct 13, 2020

An introduction into extended reality (XR): the next level in 2020 vision

Extended reality (XR) is an umbrella term covering technologies that..

Tom Furnival - Oct 06, 2020

Mixed reality: Is it the blend that will boost human wellbeing?

From simulating the evaluation of cardiovascular patients to turning..

James Leach - Sep 09, 2020

Light speed AI: sci-fi buzzwords or computing reality?

In recent years, there has been rapid acceleration in quantum..

Andrew Fearnside - Sep 09, 2020

Post-quantum cryptography – a new hope

The race to build a large-scale quantum computer is one of the most..

Michali Demetroudi - Sep 08, 2020

Noisy quantum computing: overcoming quantum decoherence

Anticipated as the next great leap in human technology, quantum..

Tom Furnival - Aug 26, 2020

Unwired Planet v Huawei – the Supreme Court’s FRAND(ly) judgement

Published Wednesday 26th August 2020, the Supreme Court has handed..

Dan Thornton - Aug 21, 2020

Smart phones and intoxication detection

On the 18th of August 2020, researchers from the University of..

Christoph Moeller - Aug 18, 2020

Nokia vs. Daimler - FRAND defence does not apply

Breaking News in Nokia vs. Daimler (2 O 34/19) - (FRAND/SEP case)

The..
Andrew Fearnside - Aug 17, 2020

Quantum computing: Why qubits have consequences for IP

As part of our Thought Leaders series, Mewburn Ellis Senior Associate..

James Leach - Aug 12, 2020

Five things you (really) need to know about patenting software in Europe

We often receive enquiries asking whether a particular..

Christoph Moeller - Jul 15, 2020

Landmark judgement in German FRAND case Sisvel vs. Haier

On May 5, 2020, the Cartel Senate of the German Federal Supreme Court..

Camille Terfve - Jul 14, 2020

Can software be therapeutic?

The simple answer is: yes. Thanks for reading this post, stay tuned..

Tom Furnival - Jun 09, 2020

Mitsubishi Electric to embark on 5G testing programme

In a recent press release Mitsubishi Electric Corporation announced..

John Addiss - Feb 04, 2020

Patenting the Internet of Things – the European perspective

It is estimated that by 2025 there will be 26-30 billion devices in..

James Leach - Jan 20, 2020

AI: Machine learning - the when’s and the how’s of machine learning

In our recent post on the use of artificial intelligence in..

Camille Terfve - Jan 02, 2020

AI, deep learning and image analysis in bioinformatics

Putting “AI” in the title of your paper, or indeed in the name of..

James Leach - Dec 13, 2019

AI: Machine learning - what is the machine actually learning?

Following on from Richard Johnson’s blog post “Inventive AI: can..

Christoph Moeller - Oct 26, 2019

FRAND Licensing of SEPs in the age of connected cars

Cars are developing more and more into computerized mobile platforms...

Richard Johnson - Oct 07, 2019

Inventive AI: can machines innovate?

The integration of technology based on artificial intelligence into..

Richard Johnson - Sep 06, 2019

When AI met EQ

Affective computing may be a multi-billion -dollar business, but much..

Graeme Moore - May 29, 2019

The journey of rLoop - a new technology innovation network disrupting the world of transport and IP

As a child growing up in Blackburn, near Manchester, UK, Ilyas Vali..

Emma Graham - Feb 26, 2019

How to patent AI technology at the EPO

Once only a figment of the imagination in literature such as Mark..