The weather. Brits can’t help but talk about it. It’s polite chat. Much like the British weather, the patent forecast is highly changeable – it’s handy to check before setting off.
Keep abreast of the patent climate in transport (esp. automotive and micromobility) with my monthly snippet highlighting key moments from the previous month’s journals from the UK patent office.
First up, we have a new filing on collision detection from UK startup, axitech, a published application on improving spatial awareness in challenging weather conditions from JLR, further innovations from Dyson’s EV project in their granted patent on battery sub-packs, and a “bonus” patent from BMW on an executive in-car drink dispenser and dock.