23 April 2014

So you’ve registered a patent: now what?

First of all, congratulations!

According to accountancy firm PWC patent applications for computer-related products are at the lowest level in 10 years – so if you are a tech company or entrepreneur that is bucking that trend, you clearly recognise the benefits patent protection can confer.

17 April 2014

Bristol latest: tech funds and terrific people

It’s always useful to catch up on what’s happening in the Bristol tech scene by setting aside time to read around recent developments. There are nuggets out there to learn from and opportunities you might otherwise miss.

7 April 2014

Gripe sites and domain disputes: know the limitations

A recent case brought by the laser eye surgery company Optical Express highlights the limitations of Nominet's Dispute Resolution Service (DRS), which is available for registrants of .uk (and later this year also .wales and .cymru) domain names.

2 April 2014

A vote of confidence for Bristol's technology scene

It's great when your hunches start to be confirmed. 

Recently I've been struck by the extent of tech creativity in the West, and Bristol in particular. The city has emerged as one of the foremost tech hubs in the UK, with a thriving ecosystem that seems bound to attract more attention and investment over the next few years.