Can a Deity Apply For a British Patent?

Can a Deity Apply For a British Patent?

  In this series of three articles, we explore common and slightly less common questions regarding Applying for and Owning a British or European Patent.   Who can apply for a patent?   Under UK law, anyone can apply for a patent, whether by themselves...
The Invention of Rules

The Invention of Rules

  BBC   Intellectual Property can be a difficult topic to publicize, so credit is due to the BBC for continuing to keep the fundamentals of the patent system in the public (Dragon’s) eye year after year. Auntie Beeb’s mission statement is to inform, educate...
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...