Region: Europe

How to successfully navigate exclusions in Russian patent law

While Russian patent law identifies which objects are excluded from patentability, not all exclusions are straightforward. A deep dive into a recent case study provides useful guidance for this murky area.

03 November 2021

District court sets valuable precedent on preliminary injunction requests

A district court has gone against the growing practice of rejecting preliminary injunction requests in patent disputes. While the reasoning is that injunctions require a full trial yet, courts have taken to rejecting requests for them without setting a trial date or carrying out any of the relevant examination and evaluation.

03 November 2021

Why a Russian patent injunction against 61 Samsung handset models could be a gamechanger

Exclusive analysis on the expansive legal theory used to bar use of Samsung Pay service and dozens of Galaxy smartphones

01 November 2021

How next-generation patent pools can encourage adoption of new streaming tech

Saturday Opinion: Video codec licensing platforms must be inclusive, efficient and avoid the siren song of content distribution fees, argues Access Advance CEO Pete Moller

30 October 2021

European and Asian automakers most likely to collaborate on innovation

Joint R&D is critical for carmakers to grow in strategic areas and patent data reveals that EV and AI technologies have benefited the most from such activity

29 October 2021

Nokia Technologies boosts revenues and profits in strong Q3 patent licensing performance

Royalties grow on the back of new deals and renewals; company also shares new details on legal fight with Oppo, which does not appear to have significantly dimmed income outlook

29 October 2021

IP litigation in Poland is now (almost) completely remote

Remote hearings have become a mainstay in Polish litigation. A rundown of the current rules on IP litigation and how cases are being heard in the common courts, administrative courts, Polish Patent Office and at the Supreme Court provides an invaluable snapshot of the current system.

27 October 2021

How to register on the Eurasian Patent Organisation’s new Pharmaceutical Register

The creation of a new Pharmaceutical Register earlier this year is a significant boost for the Eurasian life sciences space and should provide a higher level of transparency for players across the sector.

27 October 2021

Drafting AI patent applications for success at the EPO – drafting the full specification

Co-published - How applicants can give themselves the best possible chance of obtaining commercially useful rights

25 October 2021

Talks over covid vaccine IP waiver appear increasingly futile

Saturday Opinion: The prospect of an international agreement on the proposed suspension of TRIPS now appears vanishingly small

23 October 2021

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