Tag: patents

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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China’s upcoming amendments to the Patent Law include punitive damages

Last year saw a wave of legislative activity in China. The effects are being felt as different pieces of

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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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PPH network reaches over 50 members as India and Saudi Arabia join

The ever-expanding Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) network has gained two new additions. AWA Point sums up the new members

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Amended Canadian Patent Rules Effective

On October 30, 2019, amendments to the Rules Respecting the Patent Act (Rules) and the Patent Act (Act) became

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Hong Kong Launches New Patent System

The Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department (HKIPD) launches a new patent system on December 19, 2019. The system becomes

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German decision on UPC expected in early 2020

In an interview with IP industry publication Managing IP, Justice Huber of the German Federal Constitutional Court stated that

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The Crispr-Cas9 patent tussle continues: The case of UC Berkeley at the EPO

In Europe, we don’t do things the way the Americans do… Oral proceedings in the opposition against UC Berkeley’s

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Denmark champions patents as fundamental to preventing climate change

Danish Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs Simon Kollerup stated that protecting the intellectual property rights of innovative

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Brexit may stall Germany’s ratification of the UPCA

The German Justice Ministry expressed earlier this month that the government will not ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement

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