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A Guide to Conducting an Action Before the Unified Patent Court (Bird & Bird)

The plans for the Unitary patent package comprising the Unitary patent and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) have recently hit a stumbling block. Before the UK referendum on 23 June 2016 on whether to stay in the EU, 10 countries, including France, had ratified the UPC Agreement (UPCA), which meant

2016-09-09T12:54:14+00:00 9 septembre, 2016|Categories: Droit de la propriété intellectuelle|Tags: , , , , |

Streamlining oppositions procedures at the EPO (Marks & Clerk)

On 1 July 2016, the European Patent Office (EPO) introduced a streamlined opposition procedure that simplifies the procedure so that opposition proceedings can be brought to a faster conclusion. The aim is that the Opposition Division will reach a decision within two years from grant. Marks & Clerk explain. Read

2016-08-24T13:23:37+00:00 24 août, 2016|Categories: Droit de la propriété intellectuelle|Tags: , , , , |