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Correcting clerical errors in EPO oppositions
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union
  • February 8 2016

Oppositions at the EPO provide an effective way of mitigating disadvantageous patent grants. However, although effort should primarily be spent


Theoretical public disclosure and European patent applications
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union
  • February 4 2016

When considering the prior art effect of an alleged public prior use, does it matter how long or how often the invention was publicly visible? In


Enforcing SEPs in the EU
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union
  • February 2 2016

Advocate General Wathelet has advised the CJEU on the application of competition law to the seeking of injunctions for FRAND-encumbered patents. Pat


La nueva Ley de Patentes (V): la patente como objeto del derecho de propiedad
  • Gómez-Acebo & Pombo Abogados
  • European Union
  • February 2 2016

El título VIII de la Ley de Patentes del 2015 se dedica a regular la solicitud de patente y la patente como objetos del derecho de propiedad. El


Patentability of human embryonic stem cells
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union
  • February 1 2016

The patentability of inventions relating to human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) has long been subject to uncertainty. A new potential change of


The implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in the EU
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • January 31 2016

On 12 October 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization


The implementation of the Nagoya Protocol in Germany
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union, Germany
  • January 31 2016

On 12 October 2014, the Nagoya Protocol on Access to Genetic Resources and the Fair and Equitable Sharing of Benefits Arising from Their Utilization


Breaking News - EPO Fee Increase 2016
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union
  • January 29 2016

The EPO is increasing many official fees by about 1-2 with effect from 1 April 2016. See the Decision of the Administrative Council of 16 December


Update from the UPC Preparatory Committee
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union
  • January 29 2016

The UPC Preparatory Committee met with the project coordinators in Brussels this week and finalised the agenda for its next meeting on 2425 February


European Commission to consider feasibility of a “Unitary SPC"
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union
  • January 26 2016

"The European Commission has published a Call for Tender for a "Study on the Legal Aspects of the Supplementary Protection Certificates in the EU" to