Author: Tessa Adams

Tessa is experienced in the protection, development, enforcement and management of IP rights. She advises on contentious, non-contentious, and transactional IP matters, ranging from trademarks to copyright and domain names. Tessa advises on IP aspects of mergers and acquisitions, assists clients with the management and prosecution of their IP portfolios, and places importance on client relationships and clear communication. She provides practical advice tailored to clients’ business needs and has done so for large clients in the FMCG, construction, entertainment, pharmaceutical, and other industries.

AI Cannot Be an Inventor of a UK Patent

The United Kingdom Supreme Court (the ultimate appeal level in the UK legal system) has ruled in a decision of 20 December 2023 that an artificial intelligence (“AI”) system cannot be identified in a patent application as the inventor. The highly-anticipated ruling follows decisions both continue reading...