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Time for a detox (part 2) - questions on ‘poisonous divisionals’ referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (G1/15)

European Union - October 1 2015 In our April 2015 edition of this newsletter we discussed the concept of multiple priorities and how, based on a strict interpretation of comments…

Toxic priorities update – questions referred to Enlarged Board of Appeal

European Union - August 14 2015 Further to our article in our April 2015 patent newsletter concerning multiple priorities (sometimes known as partial or split priorities), the…

Time for a detox? Courts take a fresh look at toxic priorities

European Union - April 1 2015 The concept of multiple priorities, sometimes referred to as partial priority or split priority, has long been a matter for debate in European patent…

EPO fees - appeal and divisional fees now in effect

European Union - April 7 2014 Inflation adjusted EPO fees will increase by an average of about 4.3%, although the European Search Fee will rise by about 10.3% (to EUR 1285) in…