Joshua Parsi assesses the recent growth in patenting activity in China, as shown by WIPO statistics.
Insights: January 2017
Julie Richardson notes technology transfer should play a part in connecting and controlling smart devices in the medical technology field.
Georgina Ainscow considers the UKIPO’s Fast Facts for 2017, with IP filing statistics and some interesting information about the IPO and IP in general.
Andrew Carridge reports on the order from the Enlarged Board of Appeal on the subject of poisonous priority in European patent law.
Christopher Smith explains why it is no longer necessary to provide a translation of a European patent for it to take effect in Belgium.
Dr Michael A Roberts reports on the EPO’s stay of all proceedings on the patentability of a plant or animal obtained by an essentially biological process.