Opportunities in vehicle electrification

Jaguar Land Rover has recently completed its fit-out of its Castle Bromwich Plant for producing the new electric, ninth-generation Jaguar XJ vehicle. This site has seen a great deal of technical innovation over the years, having first been created as a shadow factory for the advanced Spitfire fighter plane and then subsequently being fitted out for building the highly automated robotised XJ40 in the 1980’s ready for Jaguar’s 4th generation XJ40 vehicle.  The factory continues to produce other advanced vehicles in the model line-up, but this is the first time that Jaguar has set up for electric vehicle manufacturers in the U.K. (its fully electric I-Pace vehicle being made under contract by Magna Steyr in Austria). (more…)

What patents already exist in FinTech?

While the FinTech sector is sometimes defined extremely broadly, the label is used most commonly in relation to banking IT infrastructure, with enabling technology areas including data & analytics, Internet-of-Things (IoT), mobile platforms, security, cloud computing and cryptocurrency. (more…)

A few minutes with Jonathan Midgley…

What is Fintech? (more…)

Cleveland Scott York Partner to speak at medical devices event

Dr Adrian Bradley, a Partner and Chartered Patent Attorney at Cleveland Scott York is to discuss the patentability of medical devices at an event at the Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) next month.

The CPD event for Chartered Patent Attorneys will examine the latest developments in case law in the USA and Europe relating to medical device patents.

The event, entitled ‘Medical Devices – Patenting in Europe and the US, and the New Regulatory Framework’, will take place on Thursday 2 November 2017 from 4pm to 5pm.

Further details, including information about how to book, are available here.[:]