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Review aims to modernise and improve patent attorney training in the UK

A review group has made a series of recommendations aiming to improve and modernise the training and examination of patent attorneys in the UK. The recommendations are the conclusions of the Mercer Review, commissioned by CIPA Council, and are intended to encourage further discussion and debate between key stakeholders that will lead to improvements in the systems, mechanisms and processes in place for patent attorney education, training and assessment.

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Roller Derby Team Ups Heat in Cleveland Guardians Trademark Fight

The Cleveland Guardians roller derby team’s trademark lawsuit against the city’s Major League Baseball club ratchets up legal and public relations pressure in the fight over owns the rights to the Guardians moniker.


Artificial Intelligence and IP: Consultation on copyright and patents legislation

The government is today launching a consultation on how the copyright and patent system should deal with Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Government wants the UK to be at the forefront of this revolution, to encourage innovation in AI technology and promote its use for the public good.


Intellectual property specialist rejoins Blackburn law firm

An East Lancashire law firm has has welcomed back a commercial disputes and intellectual property expert less than two years after she left the company. Rebecca Horne initially joined Taylors Solicitors in 2019, then departed a year later for Napthens.

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CIPO launches its new National Entry Request online solution

The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) has launched its new interactive National Entry Request (NER) online solution for submitting Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) national entry requests. This solution is available to patent applicants who enter the Canadian national phase of their PCT application.

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