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IP weekly highlights—11 February 2021

IP weekly highlights—11 February 2021
Published on: 11 February 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • IP weekly highlights—11 February 2021
  • In this issue:
  • Patents
  • High Court finds AI ‘genome’ invention comprises excluded subject matter (Reaux-Savonte v Comptroller-General)
  • Obviousness over common general knowledge, AgrEvo obviousness and commercial factors (Coloplast v Salts Healthcare)
  • IP disputes
  • Recording remote court proceedings—follow the rules or risk contempt of court (Finch, R v Surrey County Council)
  • Trade marks/passing off
  • IPO updates guidance for applying to register for a trade mark
  • Notice of entry into force of the EU and PRC Agreement on geographical indications published in Official Journal
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of IP weekly highlights includes analysis of the judgment in Reaux-Savonte v Comptroller-General in which it was held that an AI ‘genome’ invention comprises excluded subject matter and cannot be patented, a case concerning the unauthorised recording of a remote court hearing and an announcement from the IPO that it has updated the application process for registering a trade mark. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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