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Patenting Trends in Microbes and Food

An analysis of patent filing data over the past decade has revealed the countries at the forefront of food and…

Can the Law Sort out Political Lies?

People want to put their trust in government – or so they would like to, in an ideal world, so why do powerful…

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and Bank Mellat

Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was imprisoned in Iran five years ago, and her detention has become a major sticking…

Will CVAs Keep High Street Businesses Going in 2021?

A CVA consists of negotiating with creditors to propose revised payments with the view to keep the business afloat.…

A Treasure Hunt: The Methods of Asset-Tracing

The process of finding legal or misappropriated assets is lengthy and involved, but it is fundamental to law…

The Legal Industry’s Next Digital Frontier: The One-Stop Shop Solution

A growing mountain of legal software designed to fulfill niche functions has created an environment where lawyers…

How Heir Hunters Can Improve Their Damaged Reputation

Research has shown a distressing lack of trust in the honesty and transparency of probate genealogists. However,…

Securing the ‘Next Normal’ for Legal Services

Whether returning to physical premises, remaining entirely remote or moving to a hybrid model, law firms must…

Can a COVID-stricken Business Walk Away from a Bounce Back Loan Debt?

As businesses plug their balance sheets with emergency Covid-19 support to replenish cash flow, trading…

There’s No Knowledge Management Without Document Management

A law firm's success depends on the ability of its staff to learn from one another. With the right systems in…

Lawyers and Financial Advisers Must Work Together

To maintain a good level of public access to financial advice, we must see greater collaboration betwen lawyers and…

Why Legal Tech is Crucial for Firms to Attract Top Talent

Against a backdrop of an increasingly dynamic job market, rising rates of legal burnout and tech-savvy incoming…

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Is IP Law Ready for AI?

Speaking to established patent attorney Nick Transier, we explore why there has been a boom in AI and the special considerations behind AI patents.
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