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04.10.19

The technical nature of simula...

The EPO’s Technical Board of Appeal in case T 0849/14 have made a new referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) relating to ...

04.10.19

The patentability of plants an...

The President of the EPO has asked the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) to decide whether or not plants or animals exclusively obtai ...

25.09.19

September 2019 bulletin

EPO updates Fee Refund Procedures Since 1 April 2019, fees at the EPO can no longer be refunded by cheque and are instead refund ...

01.05.19

UK Supreme Court clarifies tes...

The UK Supreme Court has confirmed in a recent ruling (Actavis Group PTC EHF & Ors v ICOS Corporation & Anr [2019] UKSC 1 ...

25.03.19

March 2019 bulletin

EPO updates Call for PCT applications in French or German for the Collaborative Search and Examination (CS&E) pilot project ...

19.10.18

October 2018 bulletin

EPO updates Referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal: Appeal deemed not to be filed or inadmissible in case of delayed fee paymen ...

31.07.18

Trade secrets: the hidden IP r...

Our world is becoming ever more open and inclusive. New ideas are widely shared on public platforms and more research is being pub ...

17.07.18

Novelty of Overlapping Ranges:...

The UK’s Court of Appeal recently clarified the UK approach to the patentability of numeric ranges. Background Historically in ...

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