Tag: Patent

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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Unified Patent Court – one step closer to opening the Court

On October 1 2015, a Protocol to the UPC Agreement was signed by first seven member states . It

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Can innovative clean tech companies save the world…and still be profitable?

Well, as we all know, innovation and research and development usually cost a lot of money, and the simplest

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The Indian Jungle – an IP perspective, part 2

To foreign applicants filing a patent application in India takes place “at the IPO”, but in reality there is

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The Indian Jungle – an IP perspective, part 1

“Now these are the laws of the jungle, and many and mighty are they…” – Rudyard Kipling wrote these

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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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The on-sale bar under the AIA

Do non-public sales in Europe destroy novelty in the U.S.? Among the many news that applicants have had to

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The pride and joy of working as a Patent Attorney

What was your dream job as a child? My best guess would be astronaut, musician, actor, fireman, veterinarian or

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“There and back again” – a trainee’s tale

Time flies, three intense weeks of theoretical training went by very quickly. We have had the opportunity to learn

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