Marks & Clerk recognised by Managing Intellectual Property & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Adidas backtracks on opposition to Black Lives Matter trademark request

Sportswear company had initially said three-stripe design would create confusion with its own logo

Manchester IP deal for Foot Anstey

Foot Anstey LLP has taken the “next step in its growth journey” by acquiring part of Clarke Wilmott’s Intellectual Property (IP) team.

Protecting artificial intelligence requires arsenal of intellectual property laws

Artificial Intelligence suddenly seems to be everywhere. ChatGPT is writing human-sounding sermons, news updates, and answers to law school exam questions, while Dall·E is generating images ranging from the lifelike to the surreal in response to virtually any prompt.

Marks & Clerk trade mark expertise once again recognised by Managing Intellectual Property

Leading intellectual property firm Marks & Clerk has once again been recognised as a world-class trade mark firm in the latest rankings from Managing IP.

Hoffmann Eitle and MGI prevail as Boards of Appeal revoke Illumina patent

For years, US biotechnology company Illumina has been litigating in various countries and at the European Patent Office against BGI and its subsidiary MGI over DNA sequencing technology. Now the EPO Boards of Appeal has revoked one of several patents-in-suit, disrupting Illumina’s winning streak across other European jurisdictions.

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