IBM crosses ‘100,000-patent milestone’

(USA) IBM has received the most patents in America year-on-year for the past quarter of a century. That was confirmed with the 9,403 patents its international team of scientists, engineers and designers w...

New Academy paves way for innovation

Patents and Intellectual Property (IP) law are areas innovators often struggle to get to grips with. To engender a greater understanding of topics critical to the chances of taking an innovation from idea to...

Universities underpin economic growth

(USA) Innovations born in the world of academia have contributed more than a trillion dollars to the US economy over the past two decades, according to a new report. Examining the licensing of university ...

New tech leading the ideas revolution

|23 November 2016| Global Innovators working in computer technology are leading the global growth in new ideas and concepts, according to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Last year ...

New AI translation tool unveiled

|31 October 2016| Geneva A groundbreaking new artificial intelligence based translation tool for patent documents has been unveiled by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). WIPO Translat...

The patent puzzle: how to patent software

|26 October 2016| UK/Op-ed Caroline Day, an Associate at major European intellectual property firm, Haseltine Lake, discusses the challenges of patenting computer programs in the UK and Europe and explore...