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Changes in European Patent Office practice following findings of lack of unity
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • April 20 2017

A recent change in European Patent Office (EPO) practice is a further, welcome example of applicant-friendly procedures being implemented by the EPO


German parliament to vote on UPC privileges and immunities legislation
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • April 20 2017

The draft law (bill 1811238) to enable Germany to ratify the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of the Unified Patent Court (PPI) is listed for


DowDuPont and ChemChinaSyngenta mergers gain European Commission approval
  • Slaughter and May
  • European Union
  • April 19 2017

The European Commission has recently cleared two major agrochemical mergers - both following in-depth Phase II investigations: (i) On 27 March 2017


The Thai Government’s Efforts to Connect Agencies
  • Tilleke & Gibbins
  • European Union, Thailand
  • April 19 2017

On February 24, 2017, Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha spoke to the nation and discussed the 12,000 patent applications before the Thai Patent Office


Brexit : quelle signification pour vos titres de PI ?
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 18 2017

Quelles sont les conséquences du retrait du Royaume-Uni de l’Europe sur la Propriété Industrielle à la suite du Brexit ? Ce sera la première fois


De beschermingsmogelijkheden van 'trade secrets'
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • April 18 2017

Vorig jaar is in de Europese Unie de Richtlijn Bedrijfsgeheimen in werking getreden.1 Met de Richtlijn wordt beoogd oneerlijke concurrentie tegen te


IP Licensing Handbook April 2017 Edition
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 13 2017

The tea bag was invented by Sandy Fowler. However, he did not patent his invention and it is reported that he sold his idea to a tea merchant for a


Latvia’s law to ratify UPC Agreement to enter into force on 1 January 2018
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, Latvia
  • April 13 2017

The law enabling Latvia to ratify the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement was adopted by the Saeima (Latvia’s unicameral parliament) in its third


Back to the future - priority and T 57711
  • Marks & Clerk
  • European Union
  • April 13 2017

The EPO’s Board of Appeal has clarified the position with respect to the applicant’s right to claim priority in recently published decision T 57711


The basics of patent law - remedies and costs
  • Gowling WLG
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2017

Pursuant to the Patents Act, section 61, the party asserting infringement may seek from the court, as remedy for patent infringement, an injunction to