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Mixed-type inventions

EPO gives guidance on the role of the notional “business person” in assessing mixed-type inventions

POSTED 22 May 2017
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Trump’s trade marks

What does the Trumps’ trade mark strategy tell us about their plans for the family brand?

POSTED 15 May 2017
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All due care

The EPO considers whether to re-establish lapsed patent rights

POSTED 11 May 2017
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Get your priorities straight

Lessons to be learnt from Bayer Cropscience v Canada (Attorney General) for applicants in Canada and around the world

POSTED 11 May 2017
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Fighting cancer

Update on our accelerated US patent application for a method of treating cancer using immunotherapy

POSTED 10 May 2017
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Authorisation for legal practitioners

Ensuring that authorisations are obtained for legal practitioners to act in EPO proceedings

POSTED 10 May 2017
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Implementing CETA in Canada

Pointers for pharmaceutical companies ahead of the Trade Agreement’s anticipated implementation in late 2017

POSTED 10 May 2017
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European data protection overhaul

Are you and your business ready for the General Data Protection Regulation next year?

POSTED 4 May 2017
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Unjustified threats

New uniform regime now law in the UK

POSTED 3 May 2017
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“Merchandising Rights” in China

Titles of works and characters in copyright works with high levels of recognition and reputation to be protected as “earlier interest”

POSTED 24 April 2017
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Hague, I’ve got news for you

UK plans to enter the Hague System for the International Registration of Industrial Designs

POSTED 13 April 2017
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Back to the future

Attempting to resolve a priority problem at the EPO using an assignment with a retroactive clause 

POSTED 13 April 2017
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FRAND and SEPs

First European judgment on FRAND licensing terms – UK High Court rules on Unwired Planet v Huawei

POSTED 12 April 2017
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Article 50 and IP rights

What does the beginning of Brexit mean for patents and trade marks?

POSTED 5 April 2017
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Technical character of an algorithm claim

EPO Technical Board of Appeal considers two different approaches

POSTED 31 March 2017
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Delaying tactics

How can applicants delay European patent grant in order to obtain a unitary patent?

POSTED 27 March 2017

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