Month: February 2010

New dosage regimen may be patented, but no more Swiss-type claims

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO clarifies, in decision G 2/08 of 19 February 2010, that it

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Controversy over Benelux decision on what constitutes “genuine use” of a Community Trademark

What constitutes genuine use of a Community Trademark (CTM) has recently been subject for discussions within the European Union.

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The language of proceedings used before the EPO can never be changed

The language of proceedings used before the EPO can never be changed – this includes the language used before the

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New EPO practice on the patentability of surgical methods

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office has in its latest decision G 1/07 of 15

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How to protect your IP rights in Hong Kong

Many people are aware of the important role that Hong Kong plays for trade in Asia, not least as

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