Innovation Insights

PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 4

Written by Hejab Azam on Feb 24, 2017 5:39:54 PM

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IP and Magic Leap's acquisition of Dacuda

Written by Kirsty Bell on Feb 23, 2017 5:01:00 PM

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Magic Leap, the Florida-based augmented reality startup which has filled thousands of tech blog column inches and raised nearly $1.4 billion (£1.2 billion) in funding despite not yet having launched a single product, has acquired the 3D branch of Swiss scanning company, Dacuda.

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PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 3

Written by Dominic Ladden-Powell on Feb 17, 2017 4:03:22 PM

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Welcome to the third edition of PatSnap Weekly, a weekly review of the latest developments from around the world in innovation including technology, medicine and intellectual property.

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The CRISPR decision and the future of biotech patents

Written by Hejab Azam on Feb 16, 2017 6:00:00 PM

An image of a DNA structure modelOn Wednesday, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) upheld a series of patents on gene editing technology by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard. The patents have been awarded for a DNA altering technique called CRISPR.

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Topics: Technology, IP Risk, Patents, Litigation,, R&D, Healthcare, Patentability, Legal, news

PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 2

Written by Dominic Ladden-Powell on Feb 10, 2017 3:00:00 PM

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Welcome to the second edition of PatSnap Weekly, a weekly review of the latest developments from around the world in innovation including technology, medicine and intellectual property.

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Westminster Legal Policy Forum Summary: The future of the UK’s patent framework

Written by Hejab Azam on Feb 6, 2017 12:15:00 PM

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This event was held to discuss the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and how it would affect patent law throughout the UK. The major issues discussed were whether the UK will still be part of the UPC after Brexit and the implications leaving the EU will have on our patent system.

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PatSnap Weekly: 2017 February Week 1

Written by Dominic Ladden-Powell on Feb 3, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Welcome to the first edition of PatSnap Weekly, a weekly review of the latest developments from around the world in innovation including technology, medicine and intellectual property.

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