Archive for March, 2012

IBM Patent purchased by Facebook

Facebook, the social network site, has confirmed it has purchased some of IBM's intellectual property rights (IPR)  including software, networking and other technologies.

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28th March, 2012

UK-German Patent Prosecution Highway opens

Applicants who have already obtained a patent from either the UK Intellectual Property Office or the German Patent and Trademark Office can request via The Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) an accelerated examination of a corresponding application filed in the the other country.

For further information please visit the IPO website or click here 

1st March, 2012

Review of Business-Univeristy collaboration released

Dr Tim Wilson's independent review for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) on Business-University collaboration has been released.

To view the report please visit the Business, Innovation and Skills website or click here

1st March, 2012