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Taiwan Semiconductor spins patents to gene sequencing leader

Transfer of microfluidics tech comes as San Diego-based Illumina faces a fierce IP fight with an upstart Chinese rival

Taiwan Semiconductor spins patents to gene sequencing leader
US biotech aims to curb China’s genomics leader with pair of European lawsuits
28 May 2019

US biotech aims to curb China’s genomics leader with pair of European lawsuits

Shenzhen BGI was once the biggest purchaser of Illumina’s gene sequencing machines. Now the two are on opposite sides of an expanding patent battle

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24 Apr 2019

Denmark Trademark Prosecution Firm of the Year and Norway Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year: Zacco

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24 Apr 2019

Denmark Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year: COPA Copenhagen Patents

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10 Oct 2018

Denmark makes SØIK IP rights taskforce permanent

All filings for criminal investigations regarding IP crime in Denmark have on a trial basis been referred to a special IP rights taskforce at the Office of the Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crime (SØIK). This trial arrangement has now been made permanent. Read more

3 Oct 2018

On your bike: Maritime and Commercial High Court protects CHRISTIANIA BIKES mark

The Maritime and Commercial High Court has rejected claims that the CHRISTIANIA BIKES mark has become a generic term for all types of cargo bike. Read more

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9 Sep 2015

Generic versus branded: court rules on drug substitution legislation

A recent Maritime and Commercial High Court decision has exposed a potential incompatibility between Danish patent legislation and a medicinal substitution act which was implemented to minimise the costs of medicine for consumers and the government.

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Patents Law

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1 Jul 2015

Royal decree changes rules on patenting

In the past, various special rules have applied to patenting in the Faroe Islands. However, the Danish and Faroese authorities have worked together to update the relevant legislation and, following a recent royal decree, the patent rules for Denmark, Greenland and the Faroe Islands are now uniform.

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25 Feb 2015

Natural resources development offers new patent opportunities

Greenland has a bright future in the mineral resources sector and undoubtedly this will require new and innovative solutions that can form the basis for patents. In order to obtain a patent in Greenland, a company must apply for a patent in Denmark at the Danish Patent and Trademark Office.

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