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UNITARY PATENT

In 2012 Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the "patent package" - a legislative initiative consisting of two...

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Maucher Jenkins Secures Win on High Court Transfer Application

Leading European IP boutique Maucher Jenkins recently represented the well-known financial services company, FIL Ltd. (Fidelity International), in an application brought by the defendants, the Fidelis insurance group, to transfer the case out of the pilot Shorter Trials Scheme (STS).

The STS procedure was adopted in October 2015, with the aim of achieving shorter and earlier trials for commercial litigation, at a reasonable and proportionate cost.  The procedure is intended for cases which can be fairly tried on the basis of limited disclosure and oral evidence.

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EPO Enlarged Board upholds partial priority for broadened claims - no more poisonous priorities or poisonous divisionals

Back in 2014 we wrote about the strict “same invention” rule used to establish whether a European (or UK) patent application is entitled to priority.  We wrote that...
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Unitary Patent

In 2012 Member States and the European Parliament agreed on the "patent package" - a legislative initiative consisting of two Regulations and an international Agreement, laying grounds for the creation of unitary patent protection...

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June 2017

2017 BIO International Convention...

PATENT ISSUES SPRING 2017
Highlights this issue
  • EPO Increases its output
  • EPO enlarged board upholds partial priority for broadened claims
  • UK court sets FRAND rate  for 4G SEPs 
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