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  • Sky v SkyKick: SkyKicked into touch

    The Court of Appeal finds that a broad specification is not necessarily grounds for invalidity

    added by Marks & Clerk 3 min Read
  • DataQube Global unveils world’s first edge data centre system with multiple shape and configuration options.

    DataQube Global Ltd, digital infrastructure specialists spearheading an innovative approach to data analyses and storage challenges, has successfully deployed a fully operational edge data centre system at its campus in Cambridge.

    added by DataQube Global Ltd 1 min Read
  • Parallel Wireless and Neptune Communications - First Mission Critical Band 14 Open RAN based Networks Providing Broadband Connectivity in the Caribbean

    Open RAN innovation arrives in the Caribbean with mission-critical 4G LTE on harmonized 700 MHz Band 14 for the Barbados Government

    added by Parallel Wireless UK & EMEA 2 min Read
  • Fiberweb v Geofabrics [2021] EWCA Civ 854

    The UK Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal by Fiberweb against a finding of Mr David Stone (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge) that Geofabric’s patent relating to trackbed liners for railways was valid and infringed. The patent related to liners aimed at limiting erosion of the trackbed of railway tracks caused by the repeated and rapid application of pressure from the passage of trains causing water, clay, and silt particles to be squeezed out of the trackbed. Such liners work by being permeable to water, but not solid particles, under the pressure of a passing train. The key integer of the patent required the liner to be: “normally impermeable by liquid water, that is in the absence of the load of a vehicle acting on the trackbed”.

    added by Marks & Clerk 2 min Read
  • Post-Trial Variations to Final Injunctions and the Principle of Finality: Fiberweb v Geofabrics [2021] EWHC 1996 (Pat)

    In almost all cases, the UK court will issue a final injunction following a finding of patent validity and infringement. Normally such final injunctions are drafted in general terms, to restrain the infringing party from any further infringement of the patent in suit. Injunctions are not normally linked to a particular infringing act or product.

    added by Marks & Clerk 5 min Read
  • Promptu v Sky: The Q box and talking into the void

    In a case reminiscent of the series of Rovi v Virgin Media cases[1], the Sky Q box has just avoided a patent infringement claim.  In Promptu v Sky[2], patent infringement was alleged against the Q box voice command feature which, inter alia, raised a point about the territoriality of infringement in the modern interconnected world.

    added by Marks & Clerk 3 min Read
  • Air quality sensors at the forefront of design for the new - Pete Bailey, Field Applications Engineer at Anglia normal -

    Air quality, for long a hot topic due to its association with the health of the environment and individuals, has been boosted further up the agenda of governments, businesses and individuals by the pandemic.

    added by Anglia 6 min Read
  • How digital connectivity is changing the way we think about money

    From retail to entertainment and even healthcare, virtually every part of our lives has experienced a shift to digital – but perhaps none more so than banking and finance.

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • What are the driving forces behind the business service revolution?

    In the post Covid landscape, digital technologies have changed how we do business. What forces are driving the shift in how companies buy business services online? And what does this change look like? Read the latest blog by Ting Zhang, the CEO & Founder of Crayfish.io, a digital platform that offers businesses the quality services and global connections needed to accelerate their international expansion, with a focus on Asia.

    added by Crayfish.io 3 min Read
  • Hybrid working and what we must learn from fully remote companies

    In the future of work, workers will want, and the best will demand, to work where they want to. The winning companies will be those that have implemented a remote-first culture, with a trust and outcomes-based way of operating, and no advantage or disadvantage to working in the office or remotely. But this fundamental shift presents leadership challenges. What changes can leaders implement to succeed in the post-pandemic future of work?

    added by Bailey Fisher Executive Search 2 min Read
  • Smashtag Launches a Range of Temperature Data Loggers

    Smashtag has launched a range of wireless Bluetooth temperature data loggers to complement its low cost temperature logger ‘Chill’ and now offers devices suited to more applications and environments. Smashtag Chill is still its leading product and this has also been enhanced by updated Apps for both Android and iOS which provide a full service system to users.

    added by Smashtag Ltd 1 min Read
  • The Road to Net Zero: Kao Data Becomes First UK Data Centre To Transition From Diesel To Renewable HVO Fuel

    Kao Data, the specialist developer and operator of advanced, carrier neutral data centres for high performance colocation, has today announced it has taken a further step towards its Net Zero ambitions by becoming the UK’s first data centre to transition all backup generators at its Harlow campus to HVO (hydrotreated vegetable oil) fuel.

    added by Kao Data 3 min Read
  • Five healthtech solutions coming to a telehealth service near you

    The CW Healthcare SIG were joined by medical device experts from Cambridge University Hospitals, Digica, B-Secur and Hibox to discuss how the current telemedicine system, which has become so crucial to healthcare during the coronavirus pandemic, could be further improved.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • ANDtr delivers ground-breaking energy harvesting demonstrator in collaboration with Renesas and Dracula Technologies

    Purpose-led technology company, AND Technology Research, is today announcing a collaboration with Renesas and Dracula Technologies to deliver a self-powering, battery-less IoT device capable for communicating through low-energy BLE, from two on board sensors.

    added by AND Technology Research 3 min Read
  • CW name the three next companies to enter their 5G testbed

    The first companies into the CW 5G testbed - Camnexus, Extend Robotics and Ubisense – gained solid R&D results from the twelve week accelerator programme, ranging from new feature enablement to the discovery of significant cost savings.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Bribery Act - where are we ten years on?

    With the 1st of July marking the tenth anniversary of the UK Bribery Act coming into force, Robert Starr, Regulatory Partner at Howes Percival takes a look at what effect the Act has had during this time and whether businesses should be doing anything more as we emerge from the Covid pandemic.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Work from home guidance removed from Monday 19th July 2021

    On 12 July 2021, the Prime Minister announced that from Monday 19 July the Government instruction to ‘work from home where you can’ will be lifted. The Prime Minster said he does not expect everyone to return their ‘desks as one’ from Monday and further guidance will be released for businesses on a gradual return to work over the summer.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • Anglia enhances post-COVID sterilization solutions with UVC LED partnership

    Anglia Components is expanding its range of Ultraviolet LED solutions through a new partnership with Bolb, a leading developer of some of the most efficient and high performance UVC LEDs in the industry. The new range of components caters to the increased demand for sanitization devices as lockdown lifts.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • CW part of new "super cluster" in Oxford - Cambridge Arc

    Nine high profile business clusters – including CW – have agreed to work together, as a ‘Super Cluster’, across the Oxford to Cambridge Arc, to explore ways to connect the high-tech businesses and unlock the ‘latent potential’ between the networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 - Day 2 Takeaways

    The second day of CW TEC: Engineering 5G Private Networks featured presentations on security and early deployment lessons from Spirent, Pelion, QinetiQ, AttoCore, Cambridge Consultants and the University of Bristol. Here are some of the key takeaways.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Can I pay child maintenance upfront rather than monthly?

    In short, the answer to this question is “yes” but I would strongly advise against it!

    added by Howes Percival LLP 5 min Read
  • CW TEC 2021 – Day 1 Takeaways

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference is about exploring future trends from an engineer’s point of view. It aims to move past the marketing messages and learn more about the “how” of an emerging technology field. The first day at CW TEC 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks looked at radio network planning, Open RAN and network architecture for private networks.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 4 min Read
  • Employment law specialist joins Howes Percival's Norwich office

    Howes Percival’s employment law team in East Anglia continues to grow from strength to strength with the arrival of Laura Brown, who has been appointed legal director. Laura joins the firm’s Norwich office from Birketts LLP.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • Jaltek selects Aegis’ FactoryLogix IIoT-based manufacturing operations platform

    Electronics manufacturing company Jaltek, have chosen Aegis Software’s digital Manufacturing Execution System (MES) platform FactoryLogix (FLx) to support all aspects of production at their facility in Luton.

    added by Jaltek Systems Ltd 1 min Read
  • Deloitte is delighted to open the 2021 UK Technology Fast 50 programme

    Deloitte is delighted to open the 2021 UK Technology Fast 50 programme. Apply today and you could join the likes of DivideBuy and Revolut as a Technology Fast 50 winner.

    added by Deloitte LLP 1 min Read
  • CW International Conference 2021 Launches

    Themed “Wireless in digital and circular economy”, this year the conference will return in a hybrid format on Tuesday 9 November.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • The CW Technology & Innovation Awards Return

    This celebration of innovation and excellence in the wireless technology community is back! Nominations are open until Friday 10th September.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • BT uses iTrinegy Software Defined Test Networks to assess the impact of Non-Ideal Fronthaul on Virtualized RAN

    In order to support the demanding requirements of 5G services, the telecommunications industry is exploring the opportunity to leverage virtualization into the different parts of the network. As part of this process, BT is conducting research to assess the impact of non-ideal fronthaul on virtualized Radio Access Networks (vRAN) which involves the use of iTrinegy Software Defined Test Network (SDTN) technology to create the required adverse network conditions.

    added by iTrinegy Ltd 1 min Read
  • Technology start-ups hail significant impact of new 5G testbed

    Over a three-month accelerator programme on the CW (Cambridge Wireless)-led 5G private network, testbed participants Ubisense, Extend Robotics and Camnexus discovered cost and performance advantages from 5G that will boost their competitiveness and enable them to disrupt their respective markets.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 3 min Read
  • Trailblazing FocalPoint engineer is awarded the W.G.P Lamb 2021 Award by Royal Institute of Navigation

    FocalPoint engineer is awarded certificate of excellence from the Royal Institute of Navigation.

    added by FocalPoint 2 min Read
  • Onespacemedia: The changing face of digital post-pandemic

    The COVID-19 pandemic brought with it a shift in consumer behaviour towards online channels, and businesses are, more than ever, harnessing the power of digital. According to Kate Smaje at McKinsey and Company, consumers are three times likelier now than before the crisis to say that at least 80% of their customer interactions are digital in nature.

    added by Onespacemedia 2 min Read
  • BAI Communications accelerates its growth trajectory by agreeing to acquire US telecommunications infrastructure leader Mobilitie

    BAI Communications (BAI), a global communications infrastructure provider, has today agreed to acquire Mobilitie, the largest privately held telecommunications infrastructure company in the United States. This acquisition represents a major expansion of BAI’s business in North America where it provides cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity across large infrastructure projects, including the New York City subway system, under its majority owned business Transit Wireless. It significantly extends BAI’s footprint coast-to-coast across one of the world’s fastest growing connected infrastructure markets. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory clearances and is expected to close in the third quarter of this year.

    added by BAI Communications Ltd 3 min Read
  • CW Annual Review for 2020/21

    CW is a not-for-profit organisation that is owned by its members, with a governing board elected by the membership. As with all companies across the world, CW has had an exciting time over the past twelve months. In our annual report, we present our achievements to our community along with a financial summary. You can read the full document in the attachment, or quickly review the highlights below.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • Digital connectivity will pave the way for a new era in healthcare

    Years from now, when we reflect on the millions of healthcare professionals that rose to the challenge to fight COVID-19 with bravery, dedication and courage, will we see the pandemic as a turning point when healthcare truly embraced a digital transformation?

    added by CityFibre 2 min Read
  • Building on natural advantages in business

    In life there are always some natural advantages that make some people better at certain things than others. For example, standing at 5’9 (on a good day!) it was always pretty unlikely that I could emulate my childhood hero, Martin Johnson, and play second row for England.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Will drones improve the mobile telecom user experience?

    We've all experienced the frustration of poor signal levels but for those who live in rural areas in the UK, this can be a very common problem that greatly impacts people's quality of life. Many houses and office buildings, for example, consistently have no coverage indoors or only coverage from a single service provider, reducing the choices for consumers drastically. Ofcom’s latest coverage analysis takes urban and rural as source data whereby signal penetration rate is much higher in dense urban or residential clusters that significant population is living in such big cities.

    added by 3Cell Innovative Solutions 3 min Read
  • Multi-Jurisdiction Robot Wars: Injunctions and Without Prejudice Negotiations

    Online retailer Ocado has been denied an interim injunction to restrain Autostore from referring to 2018 without prejudice discussions between the parties (or any related documents) at a US International Trade Commission (“ITC”) hearing due to take place in August this year. The case is of interest both because it arose as part of multi-jurisdiction litigation with ongoing settlement negotiations and for the discussion of the relevant burden on the grant of an interim injunction in the circumstances. In this note, we set out some practical tips given that the judge decided that there was a high evidential burden on Ocado to justify its application.

    added by Marks & Clerk 5 min Read
  • Howes Percival appoints new senior partner and Head of Commercial

    Howes Percival has appointed Paula Dumbill as a partner and head of its commercial team within its Corporate, Commercial, and Banking (CCB) practice.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • Key inflection points for private networks

    According to recent industry surveys, 5G awareness among enterprise decision-makers and operations professionals stands between 55-65%, and close to 50% are making plans to deploy 5G.

    added by Mavenir 3 min Read
  • Anglia broadens IoT offering with Taoglas partnership

    Anglia Components has announced a new partnership with Taoglas, a leading provider of next-generation IoT solutions. The partnership broadens Anglia’s range of existing IoT components including RF, antenna, cables and connectors. Using the latest in high-performance RF antenna design, Taoglas has one of the most comprehensive portfolios of external and embedded antennas covering Cellular, GPS/GNSS, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, UWB, NFC/RFID, LPWA, ISM band and Satcom applications. This is complemented with a range of filters, cables and connectors which can be customized to the customer’s requirement.

    added by Anglia 2 min Read
  • Component shortage in the electronics manufacturing industry, Jaltek could have the answer

    We are witnessing critical electronic component shortages at a Global scale with the potential to significantly threaten production of electronic equipment.

    added by Jaltek Systems Ltd 2 min Read
  • Howes Percival celebrates Pride Month 2021

    Howes Percival has embarked on a series of initiatives to celebrate Pride Month throughout June.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 1 min Read
  • No Fault Divorce- an update

    Head of Family Law at Howes Percival, Justine Flack provides an update on no fault divorce; when it is expected to start, how it will change things and what to do in the meantime.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 3 min Read
  • Andy Harris appointed Head of Corporate Law Team

    Howes Percival has announced a new of Head of its rapidly growing Corporate, Commercial and Banking practice. Andy Harris, a partner in the firm’s Milton Keynes office, has been promoted to Head the Corporate, Commercial and Banking (CCB) team.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • Spotlight on the Fire Safety Act 2021

    It’s taken a while and has been the subject of numerous skirmishes between the government and the House of Lords, but the Fire Safety Act (the Act) has finally received Royal Assent. The Act is the first stage in implementing the recommendations falling out of the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Other fire safety changes continue to be considered as part of a package of building safety measures proposed by the Building Safety Bill.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Cambridge Software Company Awarded for Sustained Growth by International Market Research Firm Clutch

    Cambridge-based software and app development agency Coderus has been listed as one of the Clutch 100 for Sustained Growth as a result of the company’s stable momentum over the years.

    added by Coderus 2 min Read
  • CommAgility Signs Over $2 million in Contracts with 4 New Customers for 5G Software and Services in First Half of 2021

    Wireless Telecom Group announced today that its Radio, Baseband, and Software product group, comprised of the company's CommAgility brand, has signed four new 5G software and services contracts in the first half of 2021.

    added by CommAgility 1 min Read
  • Howes Percival acts on a sale of Drayton Insurance Services

    A leading independent East Anglian insurance broker has been acquired by Ethos Broking via its regional hub, the Norwich and Bury St Edmunds based Hugh J Boswell Group.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • CW Techsters’ 5G Bootcamp: a Complete Knockout

    Earlier this week, thirteen young people looking to pursue a career in the technology sector embarked on the first ever CW Techsters 5G Bootcamp.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 2 min Read
  • New Duplex Band-Pass Filter for PMR/DMR and Telemetry Networks

    The DPBP 2/66-150 is a new high performance VHF 150 MHz Duplex Filter with a Band-Pass characteristic from Amphenol Procom.

    added by antennaPRO 1 min Read
  • CorrosionRADAR launches StarterPACK™ to unlock the value of predictive corrosion monitoring

    Today marks the launch of the CorrosionRADAR StarterPACK™ which allows industry to try out predictive moisture and corrosion monitoring in a specially designed evaluation project. StarterPACK™ is a quick and easy way for companies to weigh up the benefits of Predictive Corrosion Management (PCM) in tackling the challenges of Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI).

    added by CorrosionRADAR Ltd 2 min Read
  • Obtaining plant variety protection in the UK post-Brexit

    Plant Breeder’s Rights (PBRs) or Plant Variety Rights (PVRs) are a form of intellectual property that protect new plant varieties. PBRs are granted for varieties that are (a) distinct, (b) uniform, (c) stable and (d) new. Once granted, PBRs provide the rights holder with the exclusive right to commercialise the propagating material for up to 25 years (30 years for trees, vines or potatoes). As such, PBRs are an important right for plant breeders looking for a return on their significant investment in the generation of a new variety.

    added by Marks & Clerk 4 min Read
  • Onespacemedia honoured at SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards

    The Onespacemedia team is thrilled to have been awarded silver at the 2020/21 SME Cambridgeshire Business Awards for 'Website of the Year'.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • Howes Percival's Cambridge office celebrates a series of accolades

    Howes Percival’s Cambridge office has celebrated a series of awards and accolades following a very busy 12 months.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • Between a shock and a hard place

    With the transport sector being the largest contributor of CO2 in the UK, a move towards a fully electric automobile industry will undoubtedly be a significant defence in the fight against climate change. However, the government’s now trademark reactionary policy making, changing the ban of the sale of petrol and diesel cars from 2040 to 2030 has transferred the emphasis onto landlords to take expedited action to provide occupants with access to charging capability and to cope with the influx in demand for electric cars.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 2 min Read
  • Domestic Abuse - the court's approach to children proceedings

    Family law expert, Sophie Key considers the recent judgement in Re H-N and Others and its impact on disputes regarding the arrangements for children where domestic abuse is alleged.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Vodafone and partners boost 5G capacity in the first multi-vendor RAN intelligent controller implementation

    Vodafone, Cohere Technologies, VMware, Capgemini Engineering, Intel and Telecom Infra Project (TIP) have successfully demonstrated how a powerful new Open Radio Access Network (RAN) platform can further boost the capacity of 5G where multiple customers are using the same site. The successful trial is the latest step in building a cost-effective Open RAN ecosystem that will benefit Vodafone customers.

    added by Vodafone 2 min Read
  • O2 supports autonomous shuttle at Harwell Science and Innovation Campus

    The trial, announced by Aviva plc and Darwin Innovation Group, builds on the October 2020 launch by O2 and Darwin Innovation Group of the UK’s first 5G and satellite communications commercial laboratory.

    added by Telefonica O2 UK 3 min Read
  • Integrated GaN solution revolutionises power supply design

    Power supplies are a necessary evil. Customers buy systems for their functionality not the power supply, but unfortunately, they won’t work without one. Like a Victorian child, a good power supply is there but invisible: as small as possible, as efficient as possible and as low cost as possible. GaN technology is enabling high speed, increased efficiency, and higher power density never before possible using silicon MOSFETs. Andrew Pockson, Divisional Marketing Manager at Anglia, introduces a portfolio of gallium-nitride (GaN) chargers and adapters that cut 80% of the size and 70% of the weight compared to using ordinary silicon-based solutions. He looks at topologies that they enable that better address the power needs of today’s industrial, consumer, computer and automotive markets.

    added by Anglia 5 min Read
  • Eastern AHSN: Turning great ideas into positive health impact

    Eastern AHSN has published its new impact review, showcasing the tremendous impact it has delivered with partners across our region and beyond in 2020/21.

    added by EAHSN 1 min Read
  • Liverpool 5G Create becomes independent, digital public service provider

    Liverpool 5G Create re-writes rule book by becoming independent, digital public service provider, using co-operative 5G technologies

    added by Telet Research (N.I.) Ltd 3 min Read
  • As CW TEC 2021 early bird ends, check out the event’s great agenda

    The CW Technology & Engineering Conference 2021: Engineering 5G Private Networks ends early bird on Monday 7 June. With a speaker line-up of engineering heavyweights, why wouldn’t you register now?

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • CorrosionRADAR and Bureau Veritas offer integrated predictive monitoring solution in the Middle East

    Cambridge based CorrosionRADAR Ltd has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Bureau Veritas in the Middle East to deliver an integrated solution that helps oil and gas companies to manage Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI). Global leaders in test, inspection and certification, Bureau Veritas (BV) is the first organisation in the region to integrate the CorrosionRADAR® predictive corrosion monitoring system with its Opex solutions portfolio.

    added by CorrosionRADAR Ltd 2 min Read
  • What could be improved about the Apple Watch, Fitbit and Samsung SmartWatch and their companion health applications?

    Our team’s latest analysis looks at the strengths and shortcomings of these popular smartwatches and their corresponding companion apps.

    added by Coderus 1 min Read
  • Food for thought - your intellectual property is worth protecting

    In the food and beverage industry, you may think that your products speak for themselves. You have dedicated your time to finding the perfect taste, look and smell for the customer, so why would you need to protect something as intangible as intellectual property?

    added by Howes Percival LLP 4 min Read
  • Onespacemedia launches microsite for UK5G’s BetterConnected.uk initiative

    Cambridge web design and digital marketing agency, Onespacemedia, has launched a microsite for long-standing client, UK5G to support the launch of its BetterConnected.uk initiative and boost the network’s digital presence.

    added by Onespacemedia 1 min Read
  • The CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG launches its first events

    The new CW Non-Terrestrial Networks SIG is launching! With two online events in the calendar for this summer, the Champions are all set to get you up to speed with satellite communications.

    added by CW (Cambridge Wireless) 1 min Read
  • Mavenir to Deliver Cloud-Based 5G Solutions on AWS

    Mavenir announces 5G solutions on AWS including Converged Packet Core, IMS, Messaging, Orchestration, AI and Telco Analytics and Open RAN products.

    added by Mavenir 3 min Read
  • IPM Global Mobility Growth

    IPM Global Mobility, a professional services provider within Immigration and Global Mobility, has started a fast-track route to growth, bringing in a leading executive board paired with significant funding availability.

    added by IPM Global Mobility Limited 2 min Read
  • Divorce & Pensions - the implications of applying for your decree absolute

    Amy Walpole, Partner at Howes Percival and Family Solicitor, offers guidance on the importance of protecting your pensions entitlements attached to pension sharing orders following divorce.

    added by Howes Percival LLP 3 min Read

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