Category: AWA Blog

BIO International Convention – a dazzling experience

“Innovate, heal, fuel, feed the world” – that is the theme of BIO 2008, the world’s largest convention for biotech,

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USPTO will not give up

Last fall, the US Patent and Trademark Office, USPTO, announced that they would make drastic changes in the rules

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Patents + football = Summer time at our offices

On Saturday, the opening game of the 2008 UEFA European Football Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA EURO 2008TM,

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IPR2 to strengthen the Europe-China IPR relationship

Last month, the EU-China IPR2 Project, focused on enhancing the enforcement of IP rights in China, was introduced to

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Can “bad” patent applications be profitable?

I’d like to share with you a few ideas on a subject that is not entirely uncontroversial – not

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Patent intelligence can help you win the battle against your competitors

This time I would like to strike a blow for “patent intelligence”. Part of the reason for this is

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Field all your players if you want to win the game

Imagine a football manager who bemoans the fact that the opposition is invincible and his team never wins. Yet

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“It depends!”

A week ago I got a telephone call from a potential client asking me to generally suggest the royalty rate

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Money, money, money …

Recently, the European Patent Office (EPO) introduced steep increases in patent claims fees. From April 1 2008, an excess

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