Filing/Prosecution and Patents©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and PatentsIn-house roundup: Businesses unfazed by German UPC hesitationManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis on patent-focused businesses and their IP strategies, 22 Aug 2019 10:45:00 GMTOil and gas digitalisation: overcoming §101 to obtain valuable patentsThrough strategic claim drafting, oil and gas companies can overcome Section 101 and obtain patents covering digital technologies and AI, say Charles Collins-Chase, Jennifer Roscetti and Paul Townsend of Finnegan, 16 Aug 2019 11:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: better licences wanted for open standards; how financial firms monetise patentsManaging IP rounds up news and analysis on patent-focused businesses and their patent strategies, 15 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMTIP STARS 2020 research and webinarIP STARS will start accepting firm submissions and scheduling research interviews from September 2 2019. Register for the research and webinar to find out more, 15 Aug 2019 08:15:00 GMTPPH: diverging opinions at the USPTO and EPOLawyers tell Managing IP that because of different approaches by the offices, plus some examiners’ tendency to take less notice of previous results, the PPH programme is not always beneficial, 14 Aug 2019 10:15:00 GMTManaging IP survey: SPC frameworkManaging IP is seeking views from in-house counsel at pharma and biotech companies on the state of the SPC framework in Europe; including Article 3a, the waiver and unitary SPCs, 12 Aug 2019 12:15:00 GMTIn-house roundup: FRAND divergence stifles strategies; Judges say Section 101 tough to get right; ITC offers unique enforcement pathwayManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 GMTWho run the (IP) world?In-house counsel tell Managing IP about the challenges and advantages for women in IP, with one offering a startling prediction that in five to 10 years, nearly all IP directors will be women, 05 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: How to manage AI applications; pharma unconcerned by NHS provision; fintech embraces open sourceManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 02 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMTHow to empower young IP lawyers to be leadersNicola Dagg, Daniel Lim and Katie Coltart of Kirkland & Ellis consider the modern challenges firms face to develop and retain young, talented lawyers and the all-round benefits of an empowering working culture, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Tech convergence set to drive automotive open source acceptance; Section 101 not stopping patentingManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 26 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMTEPO exam results: why the UK tops the classAs data reveals that German and French attorneys lag behind their UK counterparts on the tests for appearing at the EPO, Managing IP asks why the UK leads the field, 25 Jul 2019 15:15:00 GMTA preview of this year’s IP Corporate Strategy SummitNigel Swycher, CEO of patent analysis software company Cipher, looks ahead to the IP Corporate Strategy Summit 2019, 22 Jul 2019 17:45:00 GMTCanada’s new patent rules analysedSome of Canada’s changes to its patent law will have a big impact on companies’ strategies, according to lawyers, but it’s “business as usual” for now, 22 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: EPO Strategic Plan reactions; Amazon enforcement system caution; considered injunctions wanted; CAR-T patenting conundrumsManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Clearer Section 112 revisions wanted; orphan drug exclusivity not enough; Commission says SPC waiver benefits all; Article 3d wording examinedManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 11 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMTHong Kong’s IP director: planning for 2020 and beyondDavid Wong provides updates on Hong Kong’s original grant patent system and its application of the Madrid Protocol, and provides his outlook on innovative technology in service delivery, 10 Jul 2019 01:15:00 GMTLawyers doubtful that new EPO appeal rules will improve efficiencyEuropean lawyers say that revised rules at the EPO’s Boards of Appeal could lead to cases becoming overloaded with documents due to fears of late-stage claims being impermissible, 09 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTWhy cannabis patent enforcement is in the weedsUntil the US government legalises the sale and distribution of cannabis, enforcing patents in this field and obtaining the traditional benefits of these rights will be challenging, says Daniel Pereira of Oblon, 08 Jul 2019 08:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Trump trade war uncertainty; 5G guidance not usable; Senate eligibility hearing takeaways; unitary SPC overviewManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesses, 04 Jul 2019 14:15:00 GMTRevealed: UK courts top list of CJEU referrals on SPC RegulationWith questions continuing to be asked about the SPC Regulation, Managing IP delves into referrals to the Court of Justice of the EU, asks lawyers why the topic is proving so controversial and why UK courts have taken it upon themselves to try and resolve issues, 03 Jul 2019 15:00:00 GMTLawyers urge EPO for quality as new plan branded “propaganda”Lawyers who have regular dealings with the EPO are sceptical about the office’s four-year strategic plan – given its alleged focus on speed over quality – and call for more clarity over staff relations, 28 Jun 2019 13:15:00 GMTThere and back again: what it’s like moving from in-house to private practiceFor any in-house lawyers considering a move to private practice, a key lesson is to specialise in something – and not be afraid of timesheets, as Matt Jones of EIP explains from first-hand experience, 28 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: US TERM Act is "blunt instrument"; SPC waiver prep begins; China patent amendment not enough; Insurtech filing surge to continueManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from in-house counsel in patent-focused businesses, 27 Jun 2019 16:15:00 GMTInnovation and litigation summit – key takeawaysSpeakers at Managing IP’s inaugural innovation and litigation summit at the Fairmont in San Francisco discussed topics ranging from using data in IP to litigation strategies at the PTAB and ITC, 21 Jun 2019 12:15:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Global FRAND rate disagreements; unitary SPC administration; patent pools delay 4k; patents for machine inventorsManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from in-house counsel in patent-focused businesses, 21 Jun 2019 10:00:00 GMTPreview: WIPO director general predicts AI liability changesFrancis Gurry says liability in the event of AI-related accidents could shift from traditional interpretations, and that he rejects the idea of affording patent protection to machine inventors, 20 Jun 2019 09:00:00 GMTIP Owners Association to launch updated gender parity toolkitLeaders of the IPO’s Women in IP subcommittee share how their upcoming toolkit for gender parity will be bigger, better, and easier to use than the last, 18 Jun 2019 15:00:00 GMTInterview: Mr Justice ArnoldIn an exclusive interview with High Court judge Richard Arnold, reporters Charlotte Kilpatrick and Max Walters learn the dos and don’ts of getting on his good side, his views of his high-profile IP cases and how he decides matters; and gets an exciting glimpse at his bookshelf, 14 Jun 2019 08:00:00 GMTFacebook reveals data-driven patent strategy pet peevesFacebook’s head of patents Jeremiah Chan expressed frustration with outside counsel’s non-engagement with patent data and lack of measurable goals at Managing IP’s Innovation and Litigation Summit, 14 Jun 2019 07:15:00 GMT