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European Commission seeks public comments on patents and standards

  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 28 2014

The European Commission's Directorate-General ("DG") for Enterprise and Industry has initiated a "Public Consultation on Patents and Standards"

EPO launches PCT Direct service

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union
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  • October 27 2014

From 1st November 2014, the European Patent Office (EPO) will offer their new 'PCT Direct' service for international applications filed as Receiving

Patents on gaming and gambling technology - a safe bet?

  • DLA Piper LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 24 2014

Patent protection may be available for numerous aspects of gaming and gambling technology. However, European patent law provides relatively strict

Court of Justice of the European Union asked to rule on SPC expiry dates

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union
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  • October 23 2014

The Higher Regional Court of Vienna has recently made a reference to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJ) requesting a ruling on how to

Podcast: Martin Hyden on patent ownership and entitlement in the UK and other EU member states

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 20 2014

Businesses that operate on a global level are often challenged by the complexity and differences of regulations from one region to another. What is

Singapore and EPO sign PPH to be effective January 2015

  • Patrick Mirandah Company
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  • European Union, Singapore
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  • October 17 2014

Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH), which is a mutual agreement between two offices allowing applicants to request a fast-track examination by using

Personalized medicine: patent issues in Canada and Europe

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada, European Union
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  • October 16 2014

Canada Introduction 'Personalized medicine', in its broadest aspects, is essentially the tailoring of treatments to individual characteristics, needs

Podcast: Philip Cupitt on European unitary patents

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • European Union
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  • October 14 2014

The European Patent Office has granted European patents for nearly forty years, however, patentees still must go to great lengths to protect their

Unified Patent Court (UPC) - latest news

  • Dehns
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • October 9 2014

As reported here June 2014 was a busy month in terms of states ratifying the UPC agreement bringing the number of states ratifying the UPC agreement

IPR, EPO opposition and UK litigation

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • October 9 2014

We report here on what appears to be one of the first IPR cases to have corresponding validity challenges in other jurisdictions, namely Europe at