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patent issues spring 2017

HIGHLIGHTS IN THIS ISSUE
 

  • EPO Increases its output
  • EPO enlarged board upholds partial priority for broadened claims
  • UK court sets FRAND rate  for 4G SEPs 
  • “Arrow” declarations
  • UK court rules on patentability of aesthetic creations
  • Impacts of Brexit: Observations from China 

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Brexit – the implications for the UK and fo...

On 23 June 2016, the UK held a referendum to determine whether it would stay in the EU.  Following a series of contradictory polls in the run-up to the referendum, the Br...

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Unified Patent Court on Course to Open at the Star...

In preparation for the Unified Patent Court Agreement coming into force, a protocol has been agreed and drawn up for signature among participating states for establishmen...

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Nikki keeps her Kule

Fútbol Club Barcelona, commonly known as “Barҫa”, and its fan base have a long history. The term “Barҫa fans” refers to the official online fan community of the club, but...

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Innovate UK Runs Quarterly Innovation Voucher Lott...

Innovate UK is part of the UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills. It is a 250-person organisation with the stated aim of funding, supporting and connecting in...

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Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice & Procedure

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Design Crime: back to the future or forwards to the past?

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The Design Directive 

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European Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court 2nd Edition

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The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure (2nd Edition) by Angela Fox, now launched

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イギリス政府はEU離脱前にUPC協定(欧州単一特許裁判所)を批准する意向を示す

バロネス ネヴィル・ロルフ 知財担当大臣 は、イギリス政府がUPC協定の批准を進...

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UK Government signals intent to ratify UPC before leaving the EU

Baroness Neville-Rolfe, Minister for IP,...

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January 2015

Commercialising Science: supporting high-tech start-ups and attracting R&D intensive Business to the UK

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February 2015

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May 2015

INTA - 137th Annual Meeting

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June 2015

SUBCON 2015

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3rd Annual IBA World Life Sciences Conference

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Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015

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August 2015

Doing Business in South Korea (UKTI)

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MARQUES 29th Annual Conference

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Global Pharma IP Forum

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AIPPI World Congress 2015

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AIPLA Annual Meeting

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WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Resolution

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The VCT and EIS Investor Forum

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PTMG Spring 2016

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6 - 9

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2016 BIO International Convention

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Intellectual Property in Europe Seminar

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September 2016

Marques 30th Annual Conference

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14 - 17

November 2016

MEDICA 2016

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February 2017

2017 AIPLA Mid-Winter Institute

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March 2017

Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure 2nd Edn. Launch Reception

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March 2017

Southern Manufacturing & Electronics 2017

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April 2017

Informatics for Health

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20 - 24

May 2017

139th INTA Annual Meeting

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June 2017

2017 BIO International Convention

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19 - 22

September 2017

31st MARQUES Annual Conference

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October 2017

AIPPI World Congress 2017

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November 2017

APAA 2017

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Articles

Compulsory Licensing under a Unitary Patent

By Hugh Dunlop

Expectations are h...

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EPO increases its output

By Hugh Dunlop and John Parkin

Th...

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UK court rules on patentability of aesthetic creations

By James Cross and Oliver Poskett
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UK Court sets FRAND Rate for 4G SEPs

by Hugh Dunlop



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World Trademark Review ranks Maucher Jenkins amongst top trademark firms 2017

We are very pleased to report that World...

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IP in the digital age: a tricky path ahead for pharma companies?

James Cross, Partner at Maucher Jenkins,...

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What now for the Unified Patents Court following the Brexit referendum?

The Unified Patents Court is to be a new...

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German Federal Court more pragmatic and less dogmatic than EPO

In Germany, the Federal Court of Justice...

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EPO guidelines on software claims

The EPO Guidelines are the main resource...

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Your one-stop-shop for intellectual property advice

With the shockwaves of the unexpected ou...

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Registration Of Granted UK Or EP(UK) Patents In Various Jurisdictions Worldwide

It is possible to obtain patent protecti...

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AIA Spike – consequences for PCT-national phase filings

There was a surge in filings of US paten...

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Design Crime: Back to the future or forwards to the past?

David Musker's article 'Design Crime: Ba...

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State of Progress - September 2013

Challenges to the Regulations

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Isolated DNA no longer patentable in the U.S.

The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued i...

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PayPal granted European patent for account verification

A decision of the European Patent Office...

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