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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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patent issues AUTUMN 2014

HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH

  • EPO Clamp Down on Invention-Switching
  • UK Court Expands File-Wrapper Estoppel, but not doctrine of equivalents - Actavis v Eli Lilly 
  • Concern over Computer Interoperability Exclusion in Unitary Patent Court Agreement
  • Patenting Software in China

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EPO Clamp Down on Invention-Switching

Readers may recall from our Autumn 2012 and 2013 editions of this newsletter that we have been railing against amendments to the EPO Guidelines that do not allow an appli...

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Patenting Software in China

​ As in many other jurisdictions, China does not allow computer programs as such to be patented, but does not rule out patentability for inventions related to computer p...

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