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Blog | VW Invests in QuantumScape: the competition for battery technology

13th July 2018 | 0

Last month Volkswagen announced that it has made an investment of $100 million in start-up QuantumScape[1]in an effort to secure its stake in the much-valorised area of solid-state batteries. Solid-state…
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Blog | Automotive IP & Legal World Summit 2018

9th July 2018 | 0

This June we attended the Automotive IP & Legal World Summit in Berlin, an intimate event which saw much frank and open discussion between Automotive OEMs, Tier 1s, new entrants…
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Report | Technology – a sector beyond definition

29th June 2018 | 0

FAMGA is the acronym to capture the phenomena caused by Facebook, Apple, Microsoft, Google and Amazon. What is it about these companies that require their own definition? Arguably it is…
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Future Events

Automechanika Frankfurt is the world’s leading trade fair for the automotive service industry. It has been organised by Messe Frankfurt since 1971.  The last event saw 133,000 trade visitors from…
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This brand new event will bring together the most senior corporate in-house IP practitioners and business leaders from a range of industries to discuss practical and strategic issues relating to…
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The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys will again host the CIPA Congress, a discussion forum for all aspects of practice in the field of patents and intellectual property generally. Last year’s…
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Cipher will be returning once again to Munich, Germany for the IP Service World 2018, Europe’s largest international IP trade fair and convention. The event features an exciting mix of…
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This is the first IP seminar hosted by Airbus, a prestigious European aircraft manufacturer. The event will take place across two days of in-depth discussions on IP in the Aerospace industry,…
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