Patent FAQ session with Appleyard Lees, Patent Attorneys

You may be contemplating seeking a patent for your invention but you’re not quite sure where to start? Here we share a real back-to-basics 101 session on patents with the friendly folk at Appleyard Lees – European Patent & Trademark Attorneys who answer frequently asked questions in relation to patents and patent strategies. Ean Davies and Simon … Read morePatent FAQ session with Appleyard Lees, Patent Attorneys

Patent Box: shows UK is open for international business

The new Patent Box tax incentive is phased in this month allowing qualifying companies to claim a beneficial rate of corporation tax of just 10% (by 2017) on worldwide profits derived from qualifying patents. Responses from UK business so far has been disappointingly muted so its good to see that this new relief is attracting … Read morePatent Box: shows UK is open for international business

10 need to know facts about the UK Patent Box

You may already be successfully claiming R&D tax credits for your fast growth company. If so, you might be wondering what’s next in terms of tax incentives to assist your business once you have gone beyond the research and development phase and into the phase of commercial exploitation? Up until now, there hasn’t been much…. … Read more10 need to know facts about the UK Patent Box

Ticking the UK patent box

The Patent Box lands in the UK on 1 April 2013 as part of the government’s bid to make the UK a more attractive and globally competitive place to do business. I won’t dish out the detail of the patent box right now suffice to say that it will provide a lower rate of UK … Read moreTicking the UK patent box