1. Employees’ inventions – who owns them when invented outside work hours?

    In an important decision, the Intellectual Property Court (IPEC) has examined the right to inventions made by employees, where the invention was in part conceived by an ex-employee in his own time at home.

  2. Data Blast; UK Treasury missteps on biometric data…

    Data Blast; UK Treasury missteps on biometric data, breach reports are up, fines for text messages, and Spain nullifies law

  3. Venner Shipley recognised by IAM Patent 1000 2019

    We are pleased to announce that IAM Patent 1000 has recognised Venner Shipley in its latest patent prosecution, litigation and European Patent office rankings.

  4. Spring Bank Holiday Office Closure 2019

  5. Diamonds are forever and trade mark registrations can be too!

  6. Early May Bank Holiday Office Closure 2019

  7. Inside IP Spring Summer 2019

  8. Drafting a patent specification fit for prosecution and enforcement internationally

  9. 20th anniversary of the procedure for objecting to domain names

  10. The effect of Brexit on EU trade mark registrations and applications

  11. 100 engineering ideas that have changed the world

  12. Graphical User Interfaces – copyright protection