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Unified Patent Court: progress update and hot topics for 2015
  • D Young & Co
  • European Union
  • December 17 2014

Having recently attended the public hearing on the 17th draft of the Rules of Prodecure (in his capacity as Chair of the Laws Committee of LES


A wolf in sheep’s clothing is your litigation settlement anti-competitive?
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • European Union
  • December 17 2014

As we reported in July 2014, the European Commission fined pharmaceutical company Servier and several of its generic competitors for entering into so


Huawei v ZTE can use of standards infringe standard essential patents?
  • D Young & Co
  • European Union
  • December 17 2014

Standards play an important role in the establishment of modern electronicscomputing devices, especially in fields such as telecommunications or


Oil be back! Examination division ordered to return to court with certified translation
  • D Young & Co
  • European Union
  • December 17 2014

In this recent decision, the Board of Appeal (BoA) had to consider the suitability of a machine translation of a cited document which had been used


Il Tribunale di Milano sulla trasformazione del brevetto europeo in modello di utilità nazionale
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union, Italy
  • December 18 2014

Lo scorso 12 dicembre il Tribunale di Milano (Sezione Specializzata in materia di Impresa “A”) ha emanato una sentenza in un procedimento per


A more flexible approach at the European Patent Office?
  • FB Rice
  • European Union
  • December 17 2014

The European patent system is known for its procedural complexity and strict assessment of requirements to obtain patent protection, but recent


Court of Justice of the European Union asked to rule on SPC expiry dates
  • D Young & Co
  • European Union
  • 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


ECJ: non-fertilised human ovum activated by parthenogenesis could be patentable
  • De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek
  • European Union
  • January 14 2015

The European Court of Justice recently ruled in International Stem Cell Corporation that parthenogenetically activated non-fertilised human ova are


Unified Patent Court Rules of Procedure close to the finish line
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • November 3 2014

The 17th draft of the UPC Rules of Procedure was published on 31 October 2014 as a compare document that shows the changes in comparison to the 15th


Securing software patents through the EPO
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union, USA
  • November 3 2014

In June 2014 the US Supreme Court provided its opinion in Alice Corporation v CLS Bank. This is the latest in a number of decisions from the higher