Mark Richardson is a UK and European patent attorney with the London based firm Keltie LLP. Mark also manages the intellectual property related blog, IPcopy, which covers everything from the new European unitary patent system to articles about how IP is presented in the media and even in films like Iron Man 2 and Armageddon! The information and views set out in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Keltie LLP. Nothing in this post should be taken as legal advice. If you require legal advice please contact your legal representative.