Region: Europe

Why the UK Apple/Optis dispute is a must-watch for SEP strategists

The country’s third ever FRAND trial decision will build on the global licensing approach laid out in Unwired Planet

12 July 2022

Toyota and Honda ramp up patent filings as wireless technologies become litigation battlefield

London-based firm Mathys & Squire’s research reveals that Japan is the most popular patenting jurisdiction for auto OEMs

08 July 2022

Covid-19 patent wars spread to Europe as CureVac sues BioNTech

German mRNA innovators poised for fight over vaccine revenues in the Dusseldorf Regional Court

08 July 2022

Detecting AI patent infringement

Co-published – There is often an assumption that reverse engineering of machine learning models is not possible, however that does not need to be the case

07 July 2022

Nokia wins German SEP injunction in major victory against Oppo

The order is the second recent victory for the Finnish company in its global licensing dispute with the Chinese handset maker

06 July 2022

The EU SPC manufacturing waiver transitional period comes to an end

Life sciences companies in Europe are now operating under a regime in which many more patent extension rights are affected by exemptions

05 July 2022

Ireland commits to UPC referendum – here’s everything you need to know

Local IP professionals are hoping for a vote in early 2023 but may have to wait longer, while outcome is also uncertain

01 July 2022

The keys to QML patent success

Co-published - A guide to drafting applications that meet EPO eligibility requirements

30 June 2022

UK plans to diverge from EU on AI-related IP exemption

Moves announced after consultation will affect copyright and database rights, but leave status quo in place for inventorship

29 June 2022

Dutch courts will still award cross-border injunctions to patent holders despite Boston Scientific setback

The refusal of a judge in Amsterdam to grant the US company relief covering Ireland, France and Germany does not indicate major change to the regime

28 June 2022

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