Aircraft and satellite platforms are developing increased capabilities for transportation, communication, observation and security in the skies around us.
These capabilities are supported by highly-engineered, complex systems that integrate cutting-edge innovations in embedded electronics, software, sensing, robotics, communications, optoelectronics and radio technologies. These deliver mission critical systems that are needed to operate to a high degree of precision and reliably, often regulated by complex standards.
To address changing demands in the aerospace industry, and meet new market opportunities, innovations in avionics are delivering greener, cheaper, more automated and increasingly powerful aircraft and satellites that support a growing range of functions. Research and development in avionics systems requires significant investment and collaboration across complex supply chains, with IP playing a key role in securing control of proprietary technologies and retaining competitive advantage.
HGF’s team of avionics specialists possess first-hand industry and academic research experience working with leading aerospace and defence contractors across a range of avionics technologies. With this comes in-depth understanding and expertise in protecting valuable IP in this complex field through the use of patents and trade secrets.
Continuing my series of short blog posts on developments in jet engine technology revealed by 2023 patent application publications, I turn to Rolls-Royce (R-R). It’s interesting to note that there …Read article
For many years, successfully patenting software-related inventions had a reputation – in our experience unjustified – as being difficult and confusing. Whilst most legal systems have now developed a consistent …Read article
A recent decision by the UK High Court has delivered a highly favourable verdict for AI innovators, which could change the way that the patentability of AI-related inventions is assessed …Read article
The advent of commercial launch capabilities has opened up space as a unique frontier for innovation. However, in space, any acts of patent infringement almost always go unseen. Thus, it’s …Read article
The integration of artificial intelligence (AI) into healthcare has ushered in a new era of personalised medicine, promising more effective and tailored treatments for patients. Traditional medical approaches often adopt …Read article
Time: 14.00 – 15.00 UTC HGF Patent Director, Dr Janine Swarbrick will be speaking on the upcoming Lexology webinar: Across Continents: Exploring Common Ground and Contrasts in Patenting Software Inventions …Event details
IAM Patent 1000 the world’s leading patent professionals 2023 guide has now been published and we are delighted to have 31 attorneys recognised as world-class individuals in the guide. The …Read article
Intellectual Property (IP) can add significant value to your business, providing a competitive edge over the market, as well as demonstrating sound business planning to help secure investment. There are …Read article