1. The Court of Appeal reaffirms that English courts may determine global FRAND licences

    The Court of Appeal has dismissed Huawei and ZTE’s appeal that the English court did not have jurisdiction and is not the correct forum to hear a dispute concerning the infringement of standard essential patents (SEPs). In doing so, it has confirmed that the English courts remain an attractive forum for determining the terms and royalty rates of global FRAND licences.

  2. Managing IP shortlists Venner Shipley in two categories for the 2019 EMEA Awards

    Venner Shipley has been shortlisted for two Managing IP EMEA Awards 2019 categories: Patent Contentious UK and Patent Prosecution UK.

  3. Best IP Advisor: UK & Ireland – Silver Award

    Venner Shipley has been presented with the ‘Silver Award for Best IP Advisor: UK & Ireland 2019’ at the Innovation & IP Awards run by international ranking publication, Leaders League. Trade Mark Attorney David Birchall and Patent Attorney Simon Taor collected the award in person at the…

  4. World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000) Recognises Venner Shipley

  5. Patentability of Methods of Treatment and Diagnosis

  6. Data Protection: New EU ePrivacy Code, Cambridge Analytica fined…

  7. Big Mac - Big Mistake. How did McDonald’s lose rights in BIG MAC?

  8. EPO Board of Appeal Resists EU Intervention on Patentability of Plants and Plant Products

  9. Data Protection: Beware staff curiosity; Germany accepts mitigation in 1st GDPR fine; Marriott…

  10. One year on – the impact of Actavis v Eli Lilly in the UK courts

  11. EPO user consultation on the possible introduction of a postponed examination system

  12. Inside IP Autumn Winter 2018