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British firm claims world’s first ‘jet suit’ patent

Gravity Industries’ multi-gas turbine engine Jet Suit has been granted the right as the inventor of an apparatus enabling an individual to fly.

CITMA 2019: No-deal Brexit could harm single person entities, says IPReg chair

The chair of IPReg  has said that if the UK leaves the EU without a deal, the trademark attorneys could face severe consequences.

European companies and inventors file more patent applications in 2018

The number of patent applications filed with the EPO grew by 4.6% last year, reaching a new high of 174,317.

Myanmar passes patent law

Myanmar’s Patent Law was enacted on March 11th and provides a framework for the protection of inventions related to products and processes. This is the first legislation specifically addressing the protection of patents in the history of Myanmar.

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Beyonce ‘won’t hand over personal Jay-Z texts to wedding planner’ in trademark battle

Last year, wedding planner Veronica Morales reportedly asked the star to pay $10million in order to gain rights to use the name. Morales has asked the singer to provide a list of documents showing her plans to use the name, as well as evidence she wanted to trademark it.

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