Tag: USA

In an international industry like Intellectual Property, global support is crucial for the promotion of women.

Women supporting women in IP Law

Outnumbered in a male dominated industry, the women in Intellectual Property Law are creating global networks to actively promote

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The value of design patents

It is a perfectly clear, crisp morning as I make my way from Washington DC’s Union Station, through a

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Decision by the USPTO puts the spotlight on the “real party in interest”

One of the ways that companies in patent dense industries, such as consumer electronics, try to fend off claims

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Patenting software in the US

On June 11, 2014 Awapatent hosted a seminar about software patenting in the US. The seminar was arranged by

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The life sciences patent maze – USA

ON MARCH 4, 2014, the US Patent Office issued new guidelines on how to evaluate the patentability of inventions

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Design just as important as technical issues in Apple vs. Samsung verdict

The dispute between Apple and Samsung on smartphones and tablets has received much public attention. Recently, a landmark verdict

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Breast cancer gene patents once again found valid by US appeals court

In the “Myriad case” an ongoing legal battle with many twists and turns, the Court of Appeals for the

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The Patent Prosecution Highway expands

I have previously written about the PPH MOTTAINAI agreement, which aims at easing the requirements for requesting patent examinations. The latest

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At the time, it seemed like a really good idea…

The subject of our latest annual trademark and marketing conference, Årets Mærkedag, was Brand Grooming. The skill of maintaining

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Cooperative Patent Classification – a new patent classification system

Everybody who ever conducted patent litterature searches knows the problems arising from the very different criteria for classifying patents

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