SKY v SKYKICK: Part 2 – The Clouds Part…

SKY v SKYKICK: Part 2 – The Clouds Part…

  Following the CJEU greatly anticipated judgement to questions raised to it, the UK High Court has now issued Lord Justice Arnold’s concluding decision, in the Sky v SkyKick case.   As reported previously, Justice Arnold had requested the CJEU provide...
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...
The Mathematics of Patents

The Mathematics of Patents

  As a general rule, mathematical methods are excluded from patentability, although practical applications involving mathematics may still be patentable (advances in cryptography, for example). However, mathematical terms themselves aren’t excluded and some of...