The EPO discounts fees for micro-entities & more…Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Black Talent and Leadership in STEM welcomes Marks & Clerk as Consortium Member

Cambridge Wireless are pleased to announce that leading international intellectual property firm Marks & Clerk has joined the Black Talent and Leadership Programme as a Consortium member of the ‘Be the Change’ initiative which addresses the underrepresentation of Black Talent in STEM.

USPTO refuses OpenAI’s application for a trade mark for “GPT”

The US Patent and Trade Mark Office (“USPTO”) has denied OpenAI’s application to register “GPT” as a trade mark, on the basis that it is merely descriptive of the goods and services specified by the mark applied for.

WTR 1000 Ranks Beck Greener as a Silver Tiered Firm for Prosecution & Strategy for 6th Year Running

Beck Greener has been recognised as a Silver Tier firm for prosecution and strategy in the 2024 edition of the World Trademark Review (WTR) 1000: The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals for the 6th consecutive year.

The EPO discounts fees for micro-entities

The European Patent Office has announced a new scheme that reduces fees for ‘micro-entities’.

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