Month: October 2009

A sigh of relief: Controversial US regulations on claims and continuations finally rescinded

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) announced in a press release on 8 October 2009 that it

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Software related inventions at the Enlarged Board of Appeals

It is now almost a year since the President of the EPO referred four questions relating to the patentability

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Is the era of cascading divisionals coming to an end?

Filing a divisional used to be a common procedure before oral proceedings as well as before grant of a

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