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Can you not patent a beer?

On 15 March 2017, the coalition No Patents on Seeds issued a press release to stop patents on beer,

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BEPS from an IP perspective, Part 2

Part 2: Transfer Pricing documentation requirements From 1 April 2017, BEPS action 13 guidelines on transfer pricing (TP) documentation

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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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Strategy in Focus – Part 1

In this series of blog posts called “Strategy in Focus”, AWA Strategy explores the topics of IP strategy, infrastructure

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PPH agreement between EP and PL enters into force as Poland joins the GPPH

The ever expanding PPH network keeps getting new additions and as always the AWAPATENT Blog sums up the new

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What opportunities and risks come with the new Top Level Domains (TLDs)?

When ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) launched the new TLD Program, the purpose was to stimulate

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Broad Institute maintains patents to Gene Scissors in the US

The CRISPR-Cas9 technology, the so called “gene scissors” which allow for targeted genome-editing, is subject to a patent dispute

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New UK intellectual property minister reaffirms UK commitment to the Unified Patent Court

There is a new sheriff in town. Jo Jonson takes over from Baroness Neville Rolfe as UK Intellectual Property

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BEPS from an IP perspective

Part 1 – Introduction to BEPS for IP professionals The focus on IP related issues is becoming increasingly more

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