Shanks vs Unilever

Shanks vs Unilever

  The Supreme Court’s judgement in Shanks vs Unilever could lead to increased costs for businesses which benefit from profitable patents. But can these costs be avoided?   In the UK, the right to be granted a patent for an invention which is devised in the...
Can I wait to file a patent application?

Can I wait to file a patent application?

  For start-ups that are building their business around an innovative product, preventing more established companies from copying their idea by having a patent granted is essential. However, there are plenty of other essential aspects of a business which need...