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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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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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2 - 4

June 2015

SUBCON 2015

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June 2015

3rd Annual IBA World Life Sciences Conference

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14

July 2015

Invest Tokyo Seminar 2015

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August 2015

Doing Business in South Korea (UKTI)

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15 - 18

September 2015

MARQUES 29th Annual Conference

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September 2015

Global Pharma IP Forum

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30 - 1

September - October 2015

TCT Show + Personalize

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10 - 14

October 2015

AIPPI World Congress 2015

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22 - 24

October 2015

AIPLA Annual Meeting

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3 - 4

November 2015

WIPO Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Resolution

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26

November 2015

The VCT and EIS Investor Forum

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14 - 15

March 2016

PTMG Spring 2016

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6 - 9

June 2016

2016 BIO International Convention

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June 2016

Intellectual Property in Europe Seminar

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September 2016

Marques 30th Annual Conference

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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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21 - 23

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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19 - 22

June 2017

2017 BIO International Convention

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17 - 19

September 2017

IPO Annual Meeting

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4 - 7

October 2017

PTMG Autumn Conference

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19 - 21

October 2017

AIPLA Annual Meeting 2017

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7 - 10

November 2017

INTA Leadership Meeting

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Articles

Humira patent rights shot by "Fujifilm declaration"

By Dr. Manuel Kunst and Dr. Janet Strath...

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UK Supreme Court Grasps Nettle of Doctrine of Equivalents

By Hugh Dunlop and Dr. Janet Strath
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Colour purple case applied in English Court of Appeal

By Angela Fox and Dr. Janet Strath
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“Arrow” declarations: Defence against submarine divisionals and opting European patent applications out of the UPC

By Hugh DunlopAn “Arrow” declaration is ...

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Impacts of Brexit- Observations from China

By Handong Ran

On 29 March  2017...

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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 “...

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The post-Brexit picture for orphan drugs

The UK government must ensure that the v...

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ALTOGETHER STRONGER

RGC Jenkins & Co and Maucher Börjes Jenk...

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UK need not necessarily exit the UPC

Primacy of EU Law

It is a tenet o...

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UK Court of Appeal awards damages for misuse of trade secret on equal terms with patent infringement

A dispute has been running  for years be...

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Fighting unfair competition in the UK and Germany: an Anglo-German perspective

Are you a brand owner with registered tr...

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Fortune favours the brave

Jenkins' Reuben Jacob, head of life scie...

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The PCT surge: do you need to worry?

In the October 2015 issue of Managing IP...

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Comparison of Bolar Exemption Across Europe

The "Bolar exemption" is an exception to...

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Participating States

In December 2012 when the European Parli...

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Robyn Rihanna Fenty & Ors v Arcadia Group Brands Ltd (t/a Topshop) & Anor

Earlier this week the English High Court...

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