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Supreme Court rules on doctrine of equivalents in the UK

UK Supreme Court has confirmed that UK law does provide for a doctrine of equivalents.

POSTED 14 July 2017
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EPO's new ruling on essentially biological processes

Products of essentially biological processes now excluded from patentability

POSTED 12 July 2017
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Supreme Court of Canada rejects the “promise doctrine"

Promise doctrine rejected in AstraZeneca Canada Inc. v. Apotex Inc

POSTED 4 July 2017
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Insufficiency of disclosure objections

Can an insufficiency of disclosure objection arise from a clarity objection at the EPO?

POSTED 4 July 2017
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Update on kit claims

A surprising development strengthens the case for pharmaceutical kit/package claims in Canada

POSTED 29 June 2017
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Canada Proposes New Trade-marks Regulations

Canada edges closer to finalising the amended Trade-marks Act

POSTED 27 June 2017
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The britches are off in trade dress dispute

ADMIRAL NELSON trade mark found to infringe CAPTAIN MORGAN

POSTED 27 June 2017
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Deriving value from IP

What are the additional benefits of IP to companies around the world?

POSTED 22 June 2017
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Changes to Canadian industrial design regulations

Draft regulatory amendments released for public consultation

POSTED 22 June 2017
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Opting out of the UPC

When does the sunrise period start and what should be done in preparation for it?

POSTED 20 June 2017
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Implementing CETA in Canada

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

POSTED 19 June 2017
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UPC update

Developments in the UK, Germany and news from the UPC Preparatory Committee

POSTED 14 June 2017
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KitKat appeal

Judgment in Nestlé v Cadbury may leave a bad taste in the mouths of any manufacturers hoping to register shapes as TMs

POSTED 23 May 2017
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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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