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The patent attorneys at Serjeants outline the latest decisions made by a number of different jurisdictions in regards to whether artificial intelligence (AI) can be an inventor, and explain what this may mean for the future of patent applications. AI as an inventor In a previous blog,...

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a graduate to join our growing team as a trainee trade mark attorney. The role The successful candidate will learn all aspects of filing and prosecuting on trade mark cases while training. They will also have the opportunity to liaise with...

When you have a new business notion, it is normal to set up a company to make use of the idea. Many business ideas will have associated intellectual property (IP), which might include trade marks, patents, designs or copyright. But who should own the IP...

Serjeants’ expert team of trade mark attorneys discuss the most recent developments in the case regarding the trade mark dispute between Tiger King stars Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin, highlighting the importance of having a registered trade mark. The dispute Avid viewers of the Netflix hit series...

Contrary to earlier decisions, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) has decided that plants or animals obtained via an ‘essentially biological process’ are no longer patentable. In this article, the expert team at Serjeants provides further details on the...