18 Jan 2022

Is this the end to AI as an inventor?

The EPO Legal Board of Appeal recently issued its decision in the appeal in the DABUS cases (J8/20 and 9/20) and confirmed the earlier decisions from the Receiving section of the EPO, meaning that the two EP applications have been refused.

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07 Dec 2021

English Courts continue to exercise jurisdiction over global FRAND cases

In August 2020 the Supreme Court affirmed the UK courts’ jurisdiction to determine global FRAND licences in Standard Essential Patent cases (Unwired Planet v Huawei, and Conversant v Huawei & ZTE). The Supreme Court did not claim that that jurisdiction was an exclusive one.

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05 Nov 2021

Slingsby Partners Recommended by The Legal 500

We are delighted to be listed as one of the UK’s leading patent firms in the 2022 edition of the Legal 500.

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08 Jul 2021

Slingsby Partners and IP Stars

We are delighted to see that Philip Slingsby and Sarah Binham continue to be listed as Patent Stars in the IP Stars list for 2021 and that Stephen Turner and Nikki Davy continue to be listed as Notable Practitioners.

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