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The Patent Box

The “Patent Box” is an initiative by the UK Government aimed at increasing innovation by UK companies.  Qualify for the Patent Box, and (generally speaking) the profits of the business that flow from its patented products are taxed at a … Continue reading

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What are the advantages/disadvantages of accelerating a UK patent application?

Advantages: The negotiating power and PR value of a granted patent is obtained earlier You can enforce your patent rights sooner A financial backer may be more willing to support the invention You may have a better idea of the … Continue reading

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Is it possible to accelerate a UK patent application?

Yes, it is possible to fast-track UK patent applications if you can provide a plausible reason for the request, e.g. you are aware that a competitor is about to launch a similar product.  If the invention relates to ‘green’ or … Continue reading

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