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EPO gets Stricter on Requirements for Recording Assignments

The EPO is going to take a stricter approach for recording an assignment of EP applications. Up until now

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European Patent Office: New PPH agreements on the way

The ever expanding Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) network keeps getting new additions, and as usual, the AWAPATENT IP Blog

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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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Early certainty and PCT direct – a visit by the EPO

Have you ever dreamt of having a fast grant of a European patent? This question was in focus at

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Amended rules relating to the refund of the examination fee

Today the rules relating to fees stipulates that the examination fee will be refunded in full if the European

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EPO and IP AUSTRALIA launches new PPH agreement

As the PPH network continues to expand, the Awapatent IP Blog lets its readers stay one step ahead by

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Has China taken another Bite out of the Apple?

After locking horns with a local Chinese company for six years over the IPHONE trademark, Apple took a drubbing

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What does Brexit mean for the EUTM system?

The people of the United Kingdom have spoken: They do not wish to be part of the EU any

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Effects of UK leaving the EU on the Unitary Patent and the UPC

The result of the EU referendum held on 23 June was that the UK decided to leave the EU

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Candy co-operation turns into candy competition

Kraft Foods Sverige IP AB recently won over Mars Inc. and their Swedish subsidiary Mars Sverige AB in a

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