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10.12.15

December bulletin: EPO practic...

EPO practice The EPO has revised their practice on electronic filing of documents slightly. Enhanced electronic signatures a ...

07.11.15

November bulletin: EPO, German...

EPO practice A new version of the EPO Guidelines has been released, which can be found here: http://www.epo.org/law-practice ...

05.11.15

New option to streamline grant...

The EPO has recently introduced a new option to simplify, in some cases, the process of getting to a granted patent from the point ...

23.04.15

Enlarged Board makes it harder...

One of the most important recent decisions from the EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal with regard to everyday practice at the EPO i ...

16.01.15

January Bulletin: EPO, UK, PCT...

EPO practice The EPO has launched two new additional means of electronic filing. These are a web-based form filing service ...

18.11.14

Patent Box Update

The UK and German Governments have issued a joint statement stating that the OECD Forum on Harmful Tax Practices (FHTP) has develo ...

06.11.14

EPO allows searches for more t...

The EPO’s rules on searching more than one invention in Euro-PCT applications (i.e. European regional phases of PCT applications ...

20.10.14

New Experimental Use Exemption...

The Legislative Reform (Patents) Order 2014 came into force in the UK on 1 October 2014. It serves as an amendment to the UK Paten ...

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