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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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fact cards and guides
Patents: A Simple Guide

Trade Marks: A Simple Guide
Medical Device Patents
IPRs: Creativity & Innovation Art 
​EPC States at a glance
publications

Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice & Procedure

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The Design Directive 

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News

The Legal 500 recommends Jenkins as a 'Top Tier Firm'

The Legal 500 has recommended RGC Jenkin...

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The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice and Procedure by Angela Fox

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Events

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November 2014

IP Rights & Enforcement Seminar at the German-British Chamber of Commerce

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September 2014

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court: Practice & Procedure - Book Launch

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