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The Patentability Of Computer-Implemented Inventions

In recent years, machine learning and so-called ‘artificial intelligence’ systems have once again come into the spotlight.  As ever, patent law both in the UK and around the world has developed to keep pace with and encourage these emerging technologies. The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) and the UK courts are often guided by decisions […]

Dr Tom Gibb promoted to Director

We are delighted to announce that Dr Thomas Gibb has been promoted to Director. Founding Director Helga Chapman said: “My fellow directors and I look forward to having Tom on board to assist with the continued growth and management of the practice.  This is a thoroughly deserved promotion in recognition of Tom’s hard work and […]

IP Audits – is your IP properly protected and working for you?

As you may know, IPR (Intellectual Property Rights) are extensive and cover unregistered rights such as goodwill, confidential information, copyright, unregistered trade marks, and unregistered design rights. These come into existence automatically and exist without formal registration, while registered rights (such as registered designs, trade marks and patents) need to be registered at the relevant intellectual […]

Patent Box scheme provides reduced corporation tax on patent-related profit

Many companies have made claims under the Patent Box scheme that was initially introduced in April 2013.  The measures aim to provide a boost for innovative businesses within the UK, and Patent Box provides companies generating profit from patented inventions with the benefit of a 10% rate of corporation tax in relation to their patent-related profit. […]

IPEC Provides Quick and Cost-Effective IP Litigation in the UK Courts

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) has an objective to provide quick and cost-effective IP litigation.  It has proved to be popular. A requirement for cheaper and quicker IP litigation was identified back in the 1980s. Small and medium-sized companies and individuals often found that traditional high court litigation was expensive and time consuming.  Many […]

The Murray Parish Trust announced as our chosen charity

We are delighted to announce that we’ve selected The Murray Parish Trust as our chosen charity because of its fantastic work fundraising for paediatric emergency medicine at Southampton General Hospital. Chapman IP Founder and director Helga Chapman said: “Many of the team here at Chapman IP are parents, and we have all been moved to […]

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