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Important change in the recording of an assignment at the EPO

22/09/2016 With immediate effect, the European Patent Office will now only record an assignment of rights in a European patent application or European patent if…

UK High Court confirms that dosage regimen patents can be considered inventive

26/08/2016 Tadalafil is a phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE5) inhibitor marketed by Eli Lilly under the brand name Cialis® for the treatment of erectile dysfunction…

EPO Board of Appeal advises how to determine technical subject matter for assessing inventive step

15/01/2018 Computer implemented inventions, such as computer software, can be easy to copy but time-consuming to develop. Therefore, companies and developers are…

A tale of two flag poles - unauthorised use of Amazon product codes deemed infringement and passing off

28/07/2017 The claimants in the case were Jadebay Limited and Noa and Nani Limited trading as The Discount Outlet. The defendant was Clarke-Coles Limited…

Unsearched subject-matter at the EPO

28/02/2017 In the search stage of a European patent application, a prior art search is conducted “on the basis of the claims, with due regard to the description…

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