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Closest prior art in determining non-obviousness
  • Lee and Li Attorneys at Law
  • European Union, Taiwan
  • July 24 2017

The non-obviousness of a claimed invention is generally determined by investigating whether a person having ordinary skill in the art is motivated to


UK Supreme Court broadens scope of patent protection
  • Dechert LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 21 2017

The UK Supreme Court's recent judgment in Actavis v Eli Lilly sets out a revised approach to assessing the scope of protection of patents. The new


Verdere vertraging in komst Unitair Octrooi en Unified Patent Court
  • Novagraaf
  • European Union
  • July 21 2017

De introductie van het Unitair Octrooi en het Unified Patent Court (UPC) is verder vertraagd door de laatste politieke ontwikkelingen in het Verenigd


Unified Patent Court warning from EU
  • Potter Clarkson LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 19 2017

The chief Brexit negotiator for the European Union, Michel Barnier, has implied that the arm of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) set to reside in London


Extending the Unified Patent Court beyond the EU?
  • Ashfords LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 19 2017

The European Patent Office has existed since 1977. Yet, at present, there is no such thing as a single european patent. European patent applications


Inversione di rotta dell’ufficio brevetti europeo sulla brevettabilità delle piante
  • Bugnion SpA
  • European Union
  • July 18 2017

Che un cambiamento potesse essere nell’aria era chiaro sin dalla fine del 2016, quando l’Ufficio Brevetti Europeo (EPO) aveva “congelato” i


UPC IT team calls for information on CMS integration
  • Bristows LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 18 2017

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) IT team is seeking information on how users who intend to integrate IT systems with the UPC Case Management System


German Federal Court: Permission granted - HIVAIDS drug distribution continued
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 17 2017

The X. Civil Senate of the German Federal Court of Justice has granted a motion by three companies of the Merck Sharp & Dohme group (Merck) for a


News Update Agrifood - Juli 2017
  • Houthoff Buruma
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 17 2017

Op 12 juli 2017 publiceerde de Duitse mededingingsautoriteit (Bundeskartellamt) richtsnoeren betreffende het verbod van verticale


Legal protection of a patent
  • Ulys
  • European Union
  • July 14 2017

A patent is a right granted by the authorities in exchange for the disclosure of a new and inventive technology to the public. Patents generally are