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02.07.18

Lord Justice Kitchin Appointed...

The UK Supreme Court announced on 27 June 2018, that Lord Justice Kitchin is to be appointed as one of three new UK Supreme Court ...

02.07.18

Eli Lilly v Actavis UK [2017] ...

A stellar panel of judges gathered in late 2017 to debate the recent Supreme’s Court ground-breaking decision, Eli Lilly v Actav ...

28.06.18

UK IP Position and Development...

It has been two years since the UK voted to leave the EU. Brexit negotiations are in full swing and the UK is currently scheduled ...

26.06.18

Current Status of the Unified ...

On 26 April 2018, it was confirmed that the UK had ratified the UPC agreement. This came after the welcome announcement, back in D ...

30.04.18

April 2018 bulletin

EPO updates   Changes to period for early payment of first renewal fee under r.51(1) EPC As of 1 April 2018, the first r ...

29.01.18

January 2018 bulletin

PCT fees changes as of 1 January 2018 The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changed on 1 January 2018. Please s ...

29.08.17

August 2017 bulletin

EPO practice The EPO has amended Rules 27 and 28 EPC to exclude from patentability plants and animals exclusively obtaine ...

21.04.17

April 2017 bulletin

EPO practice As of 1 April 2017, the EPO are now issuing a provisional opinion on the patentability of the first inventio ...

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