British Telecommunications Plc v Wyatt, Percival and Kashyap (Patent): IPO 17 Jul 2002

Held that BT were the rightful owners of the US and Canadian applications.
Mr Yashap was ordered to execute the necessary documents (Messrs Wyatt and Percival already having signed); failing that, BT were authorised to sign on his behalf. Costs awarded against Mr Kashyap, but not Messrs Wyatt and Percival.
Cannings’ United States Application [1992] RPC 459 followed.
Mr D J Barford
[2002] UKIntelP o27802, O/278/02
Patents Act 1977 8 12 39 43

Updated: 30 March 2021; Ref: scu.455172