Monthly Archives: February 2006

US IP Law Book Resource

I am grateful to Dennis Crouch of the excellent American blog Patently O for attracting my attention to a wonderful new resource offered by US patent attorney James Hawes (“Website: Comprehensive Intellectual Property Law Book Reviews”). I have visited Mr … Continue reading

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Patents: ‘All You Are Ever Likely to Need to Know About Patents So long As You Stay In Manchester’

My rather cheekily entitled presentation to Manchester Law Society on basic patents which I gave at the Friends Meeting House at Mount Street on 15 February 2006 is now up on our IP/it-Update website. We did not exactly have a … Continue reading

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Computer Contracts: Ansys Incorporated v Lim Thuan Khee and Another

This is a very old case note that I originally wrote in 1999 but it is still an important one. According to Google, I am the only person on the internet to have reported this case. Ansys Incorporated v Lim … Continue reading

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European Patent Litigation Agreement: EPO Assessment

Europe has had a common patent office acting as agent for the governments of the nation states of Europe for well over 30 years but it has 31 different legal systems for enforcing such patents. The procedures and costs of … Continue reading

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Football: German Patent Office Website

Coming from Manchester I could not resist mentioning the special world cup website Fußball und Technik (“Football and Technology”) that has just appeared on the German Patent and Trade Marks Office website. This ought to interest Sir Robin Jacob who … Continue reading

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Gowers Review: Call for Evidence

The Gowers Review of Intellectual Property (already covered in this blog Gordon Bennett (or should that read “Brown”?) – Gowers Review of Intellectual Property on 5 Dec 2005) has issued a public call for evidence. The call for evidence consists … Continue reading

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Computer Contracts: Litigation Overview

I have updated and transposed from the old Kingsgate Chambers website the overview on computer contract litigation that I first wrote in 2000 for the Old Colony House website and last updated in 2002. Most of the updates have been … Continue reading

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