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J A Kemp LLP
Over recent years, antibodies have become increasingly important as therapeutic drugs and large numbers of patent applications are filed in this area (>1000 granted by the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2019).
J A Kemp LLP
The European Patent Office (EPO) applies the same basic patentability criteria to antibodies as to other inventions. However, the high volume of applications in this area means that examiners...
Acuity Law
The UK ceasing to be a member of the EU from 1 January 2021 has many effects not least for proprietors of EU registered trade mark or design rights.
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Marks & Clerk
Whether it's a classic like steak and kidney or a new take like vegan chicken and mushroom, there's little that can beat the simple pleasure of a well-made pie.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
At HLK we employ a variety of roles that are well known to college leavers and university graduates; everything from solicitors to marketing executives
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The European Union ("EU") and its Member States are struggling with the pace of their vaccination programs. This is partly due to shortages of vaccine availability.
J A Kemp LLP
As discussed in our earlier news item here, one aspect of note in the new Guidelines is the introduction of a stricter approach to amending the description for conformity with the claims.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
Today, 1 March 2021, a whole new Guidelines section focusing on antibodies will enter into force.
Haseltine Lake Kempner LLP
Like most people I know, I've found myself cooped up at home a lot more than usual, and in doing so, I've come to realise that most things in it are pretty boring.
J A Kemp LLP
Before the EPO parameters are defined as features which are based on directly measurable properties or combinations of several variables in the form of formulae.
Ashfords LLP
As many readers will already be aware, at the end of December 2020 the transition period ended between the UK and the EU.
J A Kemp LLP
The recent case of Reaux-Savonte v Comptroller-General of Patents ([2021] EWHC 78 (Ch)) concerns an appeal from a decision of the Comptroller General, dated 19 May 2020...
Appleyard Lees
Over the years, the chemical industry has been seen as a significant contributor to climate change.
Appleyard Lees
Over the summer Appleyard Lees conducted three trials in the Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court, which were held remotely following the restrictions on movement in the UK imposed by the Health
Appleyard Lees
The Brexit transition period ends on 31 December 2020 and there will be changes to your trade mark and design rights from 1 January 2021.
Ashfords LLP
Is the use of a trade mark on second hand goods sufficient to maintain the registration of that trade mark for ‘new' goods?
Marks & Clerk
For me, "Pink Lady" will always refer to one of Rizzo, Marty, Frenchy or Jan – together with their pink jackets and crazy wigs.
Marks & Clerk
Producers of food and drink can benefit from a wide array of intellectual property (IP) rights to protect their investment in developing and establishing distinctive brands, quality products as well
Marks & Clerk
Registered designs protect the aesthetic attributes of new products. They are not examined for validity before grant, and therefore validity is often tested for the first time in court.
Dehns
Under new rules due to come into force on 1 January 2021, all new UK trade mark, design and patent applications, and certain other UK IPO proceedings, will need a UK...
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