Tag: Europe

Brands must take extra caution against counterfeits during Covid-19 pandemic

Enhanced online brand protection and anti-counterfeiting measures are needed due to the current pandemic: as demand from e-commerce consumers

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German Court finds Unified Patent Court legislation unconstitutional

Today, the court tasked with upholding Germany’s constitution, the Bundesverfassungsgericht, has issued its long-awaited decision on a complaint against

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UK is out of the Unified Patent Court

The United Kingdom’s government has confirmed to industry publication IAM-Media that the country will not be a member of

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Bracing ourselves for a “no Brexit deal”?

The point of no return, the date of jumping off the cliff, the end of the conveyor belt, or

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A closer look at the countries that have ratified the UPC

Considering that the UK now has ratified the UPC agreement, the entry into force of the system seems imminent

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Spain’s actions against unitary patent protection dismissed

On May 5, a potential legal obstacle against the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court was removed when the

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The UPCA Opt-in/Pin-out scenario

The Unified Patent court agreement (UPCA) has been ratified in 2014 by both Denmark and Sweden, so even if

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European patent validation in Morocco and Tunisia

Recently, the EPO has initiated work on a new interesting possibility for European patent applicants. Namely, the EPO has

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Wider scope of protection for Swedish patents?

Last week the Swedish government referred an amendment of the Swedish patent law to the Council on Legislation for

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Cooperative Patent Classification – a new patent classification system

Everybody who ever conducted patent litterature searches knows the problems arising from the very different criteria for classifying patents

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