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Disney Patents Software for Customized Theme Park Attraction Experiences – Scary or Tame Ride? – Your Data Will Decide!

Disney recently received a patent for software described as “Sensing and Managing Vehicle Behaviour Based on Occupant Awareness.”  The patent alludes to a system with the ability to combine facial recognition with established preferences (stored on a device containing guests’ data… Continue Reading →

The UK Ranks Third in the Global Innovation Index 2016

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is an annual index (first compiled in 2007) which ranks countries based on their innovative status.  The GII index is based on subjective and objective data from sources including the International Telecommunication Union, the World… Continue Reading →

The Most and Least Inventive Cities in Europe

2011 data from the European Patent Office (EPO) shows that Europe is a hub of innovation. The most innovative European cities include: Eindhoven, the Netherlands: 250 patent applications per 100,000 people Regensburg, Germany: 83.8 applications per 100,000 people. Aachen, Germany… Continue Reading →

Scientists Battle Ownership of Patents for Gene-Editing Tool

A gene-editing technology called CRISPR-cas9 allows scientists to make precise edits in DNA that could lead to new medical therapies, research tools and new crop varieties.  This has been called the biggest biotechnology breakthrough in the past 30 or 40 years… Continue Reading →

Does a Patent Offer the Best Protection for Your Invention?

Before applying for a patent, you should make sure it really is the best option for your invention.  Patents should not be confused with the other kinds of intellectual property rights available: utility models – to protect technical innovations which… Continue Reading →

Recent Survey Confirms Intellectual Property is Good for the European Economy

A second EU-wide study was recently published by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the EU Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).  The study concerned the impact of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) (i.e. patents, trade marks, designs, copyright) on the European economy… Continue Reading →

Innovation Increases in China

China is now ranked as the world’s 25th most innovative economy after moving up 4 places since 2015.  China is closing the global innovative gap by being the first middle income economy to make the top 25.  Some of the… Continue Reading →

Six inventions that changed the world

We live in a world with endless inventions that were unthinkable just a few decades ago. From the TV to the telephone, the light bulb to the car, modern conveniences are firmly entrenched into our day-to-day lives. The stories behind… Continue Reading →

US Provisional Patents: What They Are and Why Inventors Need Them

US provisional patents can’t be granted but you can file a provisional patent application which if done correctly can be a very useful tool for inventors. A provisional application for a US patent is: US national application for patent filed… Continue Reading →

The role of AI in IP

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been around since the 1960s. Although it still sounds futuristic as a concept, it’s something that is becoming more entrenched in every day life. The chief benefit of AI is its ability to analyse and manipulate… Continue Reading →

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