Author: Sofia Willquist

The consequences of Brexit are becoming clearer and clearer

The consequences of Brexit are becoming clearer and clearer (sort of)

Naturally, there are still many “ifs and buts”. We still don’t have any idea as to how hard or

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Sustainable development goals set the need for disruptive innovation and new leadership

On 25 September 2015, countries adopted 17 sustainable development goals to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all in

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The EPO improving timeliness and granting patents at a record level

After having a brief look at the statistics in the EPO (European Patent Office) annual report of 2016, which

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Final meeting of the Preparatory Committee signals pending start of UPC

On 15 March 2017, the UPC Preparatory Committee hopefully met for the last time before the start of the

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Cautious optimism regarding 2017 UPC implementation

During the meeting of the EU Competitiveness Council on 28 November 2016 in Brussels, the UK Minister of State

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Amended rules relating to the refund of the examination fee

Today the rules relating to fees stipulates that the examination fee will be refunded in full if the European

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Effects of UK leaving the EU on the Unitary Patent and the UPC

The result of the EU referendum held on 23 June was that the UK decided to leave the EU

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Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part III)

Strategies for pending patent applications and important aspects of the opt out procedure When preparing for the entry into

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Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part II)

The language regime for the Unitary Patent and the divisions of the UPC As we have written before the

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Prepare your strategy for the Unitary Patent and the UPC – (Part I)

The creation and start of the Unified Patent Court will change the mindset of patent litigation in Europe fundamentally.

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