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Posts Tagged: "J A Kemp"

J A Kemp Webinar: User Interfaces – What Can You Patent?

User interfaces can be seen as crucial bridges between humans and machines. User interfaces can also be seen as, effectively, computer-implemented presentations of information. European patent law excludes computer programs and presentations of information (as such) from patentability. So how do so many patents get granted for user interfaces in Europe? Why do other applications for seemingly similar user interfaces…

J A Kemp Webinar: IP for Plants and Plant Protection Products in Europe and UK

Agriculture is an increasingly technology-driven sector in which IP is ever more important. Ag sector IP can relate to a broad range of technologies: from plant breeding and biotechnology to agri-tech ranging from traditional farm machinery to sophisticated robotics and software/AI, to the chemistry of plant protection products such herbicides and pesticides. As such, IP considerations vary quite widely both…

J A Kemp Webinar: Green Technologies – Patenting Trends and Technology Development

The UN Climate Change Conference (COP 26) is fast approaching and will bring politicians together to accelerate action towards achieving the goals of The Paris Agreement. However, it is the development of new green technologies (greentech) that is key to mitigating the effects of climate change. In recent years, there has been a dramatic growth of greentech with multi-national companies…

Free J A Kemp Webinar – Drafting and Prosecuting Potential Standard Essential Patents in the UK and Europe

With the increasing connectedness of all areas of technology, from autonomous vehicles to “smart” climate control devices, standards to ensure interoperability and interconnectivity are becoming part of the technological landscape in more and more fields. The potential reward for innovative companies whose patented technology is included in a standard is a reliable and growing source of licence revenue from all…

J A Kemp Webinar: Patentability of Simulations at the EPO

In recent case G 01/19 (Pedestrian Simulation), the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO set out a comprehensive position on the patentability of simulations under the EPC. Since the patentability of simulations, which had generally been considered patentable with some caveats, is intertwined with the patentability of other computer-implemented inventions, this decision has wider consequences. This webinar will detail…

J A Kemp Webinar: Auxiliary Requests at the EPO

A unique feature of pre- and post- grant procedures at the European Patent Office is the ability to file auxiliary requests. An auxiliary request is an auxiliary claim set which is filed at the same time as the main claims which are being pursued. The auxiliary request is only considered if the EPO deems the main request claims to be…

J A Kemp Opens Office in Paris

On 1 February 2018, J A Kemp, a leading firm of European and UK Patent and Trade Mark Attorneys, will open an office in Paris. Graham Lewis and Jimmy Nicholls, French-speaking patent attorney partners who have both spent their entire careers at J A Kemp, will relocate to Paris to lead the office from day one. James Fish, the partner who heads up the firm’s Trade Marks and Designs Group, will lead the firm’s Paris-based trade marks operation.