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24.06.16

The UK has voted to leave the ...

Following a national referendum, the people of the UK have voted to leave the EU (Brexit). Although the result of the referendum i ...

18.05.16

May bulletin: EPO & Int&#...

EPO practice The EPO has updated its telephone numbers and email address. For more information, please see the PCT Gazette 201 ...

06.04.16

April bulletin: EPO, UK &...

EPO practice The EPO has updated its order of priority for processing debit orders. For more information, please see http://www ...

11.03.16

Change to European Trade Mark ...

EU trade mark law will change significantly on 23 March 2016. In particular, the EU Trade Mark Regulation and the corresponding EU ...

04.03.16

Partial Priority and Poisonous...

Important questions relating to the assessment of priority claims and the effect on divisional applications of their parent applic ...

04.03.16

Accelerating Patent Prosecutio...

PACE and other acceleration routes at the EPO The EPO has reviewed and updated its “PACE” programme. This is one of a numbe ...

04.03.16

Unitary Patent Update

Progress continues on the unitary patent system; this article summarises some key developments which have occurred over the last f ...

24.02.16

February bulletin: EPO practic...

EPO practice The EPO has updated its fee schedule, which will take effect from 1 April 2016. The updates involve small inc ...

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