Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Bardehle Pagenberg
The GC was of the opinion that the EUIPO erred in law by not identifying the relevant prior art on its own among the facts presented.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 16 November 2017, the Board of Appeal of the European Union Intellectual Property Office reversed the EUIPO examiner's refusal to register a portrait photograph of the Dutch model Maartje Verhoef as an EUTM for a large number of products and services.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 29 November 2017, the European Commission presented an intricate set of policy documents designed to increase the level of protection afforded by intellectual property rights in the European Union.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 11 October 2017, the Court of Justice of the European Union ("ECJ") handed down a judgment in a case concerning the genuine use requirement for trade marks.
Matheson
If you're building an online branding strategy, you need to think about trade marks. Our partner Deirdre Kilroy has the essential checklist for securing your online brand.
Bardehle Pagenberg
The same was said to apply with regard to the determination of the amount of the Plaintiff's non-material share in the patents.
Dehns
Following the surprise submission last year of a "constitutional complaint" against German participation in the Unified Patent Court system, ratification of the UPC Agreement was put on hold.
Mason Hayes & Curran
While several of the Irish decisions did not amount to unprecedented changes to Ireland's IP landscape, they did confirm the approach to be taken on many issues.
Dennemeyer Group
The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has issued decision G 1/16 on the allowability of undisclosed disclaimers introduced into a patent claim.
Gowling WLG
On December 13, 2017, the Arbitration Court of Moscow declared that a warning notice issued by the Federal Anti-Monopoly Service (FAS) against KYB Corporation (KYB) was justifiable...
Gorodissky & Partners
Russian law (Clause 6 of Article 1252 of the Civil Code) equally protects all means of individualization (trademarks and service marks, firm names, commercial designations).
Clarke, Modet & Co
A día de hoy, el sector de los negocios puede parecer un gran terreno de juego, con muchas porterías y muchos equipos jugando a la vez, pareciéndose más a un patio de colegio de lo que uno puede llegar a pensar
Clarke, Modet & Co
La legislación sobre Propiedad Intelectual viene adaptándose a toda velocidad para alcanzar los desarrollos tecnológicos más avanzados que surgen cada día en un punto distinto del planeta...
Gun & Partners
Turkey is a party to most major international treaties relating to intellectual property, including the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights and the Paris Convention ...
Marks & Clerk
In the recent decision G 1/16, the Enlarged Board of Appeal has provided clarification as to the test to be applied when examining the allowability, according to Article 123(2) EPC, of a claim that has been amended to include an undisclosed disclaimer.
Brodies LLP
A recent judgement of the English High Court http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Patents/2017/3190.html decided an important new point on what amounts to an exclusive patent licence.
Dehns
The Chartered Institute of Patent Attorneys (CIPA) last week launched its new video short "European Patent Work Unaffected By Brexit", highlighting that when it comes to patents...
Dehns
In a decision delivered today the European Patent Office revoked a patent relating to CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology which had been granted to the Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University.
MJ Hudson
Meet the developers if you can, as well as any members of the business' management or operations team who oversee the software's use and maintenance.
Haseltine Lake LLP
n T 1225/13 the Board of Appeal adopted a claim interpretation that was only apparent to the parties from the written decision.
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Abel & Imray
The inclusion of a disclaimer, where subject matter is carved out from the scope of a patent claim by means of a negative feature is not explicitly allowed for in the European Patent Convention (EPC).
Ropes & Gray LLP
On Nov. 29, 2017, the European Commission published its long-awaited guidance (found here) on litigating and licensing standard-essential patents (SEPs).
Dehns
In a decision delivered today the European Patent Office revoked a patent relating to CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing technology which had been granted to the Broad Institute, MIT and Harvard University.
Marks & Clerk
We have already reported on the Supreme Court's decision in Actavis v Eli Lilly (see here) which, as stated, is the most important decision in the last decade regarding patent infringement.
Haseltine Lake LLP
The number of patents granted by the EPO in 2016 was much higher than in any previous year and a high level of grants was maintained in the first half of 2017.
Clarke, Modet & Co
La legislación sobre Propiedad Intelectual viene adaptándose a toda velocidad para alcanzar los desarrollos tecnológicos más avanzados que surgen cada día en un punto distinto del planeta...
Matheson
If you're building an online branding strategy, you need to think about trade marks. Our partner Deirdre Kilroy has the essential checklist for securing your online brand.
Brodies LLP
Intellectual Property Rights (IP) are often the most valuable assets owned and commercialised by businesses, whether in the form of product designs, software or brand names.
Marks & Clerk
A recent spat between former UK Children's Laureate, Chris Riddell and retail giant John Lewis raised interesting questions around the extent of copyright protection with Riddell claiming that John Lewis' highly anticipated Christmas advert bore a resemblance to his 1986 picture book, Mr Underbed.
Gun & Partners
The scope of protection ofa patent is defineci in the various subparagraphs of article 89 of the lndustrial Property Code No. 6769 (‘iP Code').
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