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Industrial Property Law Introduces Major Changes to Design Law
  • Baker McKenzie
  • European Union
  • March 22 2017

The long awaited Law on Industrial Property No. 6769 (the “Industrial Property Law”) was ratified on January 10, 2017. The Industrial Property Law


European Patent Office Notes Highest Increase in Patent Applications from China
  • AFD China Intellectual Property Law Office
  • China, European Union
  • March 22 2017

The European Patent Office (EPO) published its 2016 Annual Report in early March, revealing China showed the highest growth in patent applications


Insights: Latest round of UK telecoms litigation shows effects and limits of EPO Oppositions
  • Boult Wade Tennant
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

We last reported on IPCom’s long-running patent litigation in relation to European (UK) patent 1841268 in June 2015. There have already been a number


IP for AI: can we patent an artificial human expert?
  • Barker Brettell LLP
  • European Union, Global, USA
  • March 21 2017

Recently there have been several stories in the media about how we are all at risk of being replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI), the recent BBC


UPC Preparatory Committee holds final meeting at which it signals its readiness to move to Provisional Application Phase and Germany passes bills necessary to ratify the UPC Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 21 2017

The UPC Preparatory Committee held its final meeting on 15 March at which it agreed a final collection of legal, HR and financial documents and


Unified Patent Court Agreement (including signatories and ratification)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • March 21 2017

The UPC is established via an international agreement: the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA


UPC legislation moves one step forward in Germany
  • CMS
  • European Union, Germany
  • March 20 2017

On 10 March 2017, the Bundestag (German Parliament) unanimously passed two bills regarding the ratification of the Unified Patent Court ("UPC"


Is doctrine of equivalents accepted by Polish courts?
  • Sołtysiński Kawecki & Szlęzak
  • European Union, Poland
  • March 20 2017

The Industrial Property Law does not explicitly mention the possibility of assessing patent infringement under the doctrine of equivalents


Fighting for freedom to operate
  • Zacco
  • European Union, Norway
  • March 20 2017

One risk of doing business, particularly for innovative technology companies, is the possible existence of conflicting third-party rights


The EPO improving timeliness and granting patents at a record level
  • Awapatent
  • European Union
  • March 20 2017

After having a brief look at the statistics in the EPO (European Patent Office) annual report of 2016, which was recently published, it was clear