Region: Europe

UPC judges appointed – what you need to know

German judges take key positions with Dutch appointments also featuring prominently

20 October 2022

EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal hints at surprising decision on plausibility

Forum considering whether and when post-filed evidence can be relied upon for purposes of plausibility

18 October 2022

Nokia targeting broad range of new sectors for licensing deals, says Arvin Patel

Having been quick out of the blocks, the company’s New Segments team is targeting a slew of major patent opportunities

14 October 2022

Germany leads the pack in green European patent applications

Sustainable innovation industries are stamping their authority on European IP landscape

13 October 2022

Trade secrets strategies are falling short, suggests EU study

Despite widespread discussion of the importance of non-patent IP, company management of proprietary information leaves room for improvement

13 October 2022

EU’s Teva patent abuse allegations reflect growing competition law scrutiny of IP strategies

The European Commission has preliminarily found that the Israeli company has broken antitrust rules

11 October 2022

Unified Patent Court opening date unveiled – what you need to know

A roadmap for the new system’s launch is a final wake-up call for companies still forming their UPC strategies

10 October 2022

The UPC is a game-changer on both sides of the Atlantic

The go-live date for the UPC is nearing and IP leaders in the US are taking it seriously

08 October 2022

Speaking the financial language of the c-suite in patent ROI calculations

Years at NPE led Atos’ IP head Yann Dietrich to develop method to demonstrate the value of 3,000-strong portfolio

06 October 2022

Your guide to the UPC on day one

The fast-approaching opening of the court looks set to reshape the European patent litigation landscape but uncertainty still surrounds a number of jurisdictional and procedural issues

05 October 2022

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