Intellectual Property UK

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Latest News in Intellectual Property UK

  • July 15, 2024

    Electrolux's Induction Hob Patent Burned On Appeal

    European officials revoked an Electrolux patent for an induction hob because it didn't sufficiently disclose the invention, and skilled scientists couldn't actually make it by following the instructions.

  • July 15, 2024

    Siemens Gets Second Shot To Nix GE Unit's Patent

    European officials must re-examine a GE unit's patent covering a switchgear used in subsea plants to help extract oil because they failed to consider all of Siemens' arguments challenging it, an appellate board has ruled.

  • July 15, 2024

    ATM Network Says 'Link' TM Extensively Used In UK

    The main ATM network in the U.K. has hit back at Stripe over allegations that its trademark name "Link" should be revoked for lack of use and said the mark has been employed extensively within the country.

  • July 15, 2024

    AstraZeneca Unit Defends Soliris Patent Against Invalidity Bid

    Alexion has hit back at a claim by Amgen that its patent over Soliris is invalid, arguing in a London court that the formula for the rare blood disease treatment was not obvious based on earlier patents and publications.

  • July 15, 2024

    McCain Rescues Smiley Face EU TM Amid Clash With Rival

    McCain has kept hold of its smiley potato face trademark after convincing an appeals panel that the sign is sufficiently distinctive, overcoming a claim by a rival food distributor that the design was "customary" in the food sector when it filed for the trademark.

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