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Dawn Ellmore looks at exciting technological patents

Facebook never stops innovating, and Zuckerberg’s vision was set out in April 2017, at the F8 2017 conference. Facebook announced its goal to build a ‘brain mouse for AR’ (augmented reality). This essentially means developing a system that “can type… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore — Is a career as a Patent Attorney for you?

  In today’s corporate world, Intellectual Property (IP) law is a central part for businesses. For Patent Attorneys, it’s a sector of law that offers huge amounts of variety, a good work/life balance and a career path with longevity. What… Continue Reading →

EUIPO head and EPO president swap job roles

This Dawn Ellmore blog looks at changes at the top in the European IP (intellectual property) world. Current European Patent Office (EPO) president Benoît Battistelli has been elected as Chair of the Administrative Council for International Intellectual Property Studies (CEIPI)…. Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore IP recruitment: How Nike’s patent application could change the future of golf

Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are cropping up in all sorts of patents as technology is used for myriad inventions. In this Dawn Ellmore Employment blog, we’re taking a look at Nike’s new patent for an AR headset… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore Employment’s 12 patents of Christmas

It’s that time of year again, when we all eat a bit too much, drink a bit too much and have a lovely festive holiday. In spirit of the holidays, the Dawn Ellmore IP recruitment team have decided to look… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore on the new president of the European Patent Office

The European Patent Office (EPO) board has elected Antonio Campinos as its next president. He will take up his post from 1 July 2018. At present Campinos is the executive director of the EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office), and… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore on the dispute that never ends: Samsung V Apple

In an increasingly uncertain world it seems one thing that can be relied on is Apple and Samsung arguing over who owns the design patent of round edged smartphones (among other things). After it all seemed to have been settled… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore rounds up the five spookiest pumpkin patents

It’s that time of year again. The weather’s turning, the clocks will soon change and then it’s the scariest night of the year – Halloween. Everywhere you look there are pumpkin-based products, from trick or treat supplies to pumpkin spiced… Continue Reading →

Dawn Ellmore Employment: Can patents predict the future?

Anyone born in the 1970s might be disappointed that 2017 hasn’t come up with the goods promised in Tomorrow’s World. The BBC TV programme that focused on future innovations seemed confident that the world of the future would be punctuated… Continue Reading →

How should the UK encourage new inventors?

Businesses in Britain registered the highest number of inventions in history last year. With Brexit casting economic uncertainty over research and development, inspiring the next generation of innovative scientists and technology pioneers is a challenge. However, figures do show that… Continue Reading →

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