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Injunctions against generics over cancer drug



Opposition – an underestimated weapon


Authors: Dr. Udo W. Herberth, Dr. Marcus Danisch and Dr. Eun Kyong Baek, Weickmann & Weickmann.

Some thoughts on EPO`s Enlarged Board of Appeal recent decision G4/19 referring to double patenting


According to the decision G4/19 dated June 22, 2021 by the Enlarged Board of Appeal, a European patent application can be refused under Articles 97(2) and 125 EPC if it claims the same subject-matter as a European patent that has...

UPCA – It's finally done


The UPCA will enter into force

New regional Design patent in the Eurasian Patent Organization


Start of Acceptance of Eurasian Applications for Industrial Designs

EPO abolishes formalities regarding the designation of inventor


Amendments to Rule 19 EPC, effective from April 1, 2021, will simplify the designation of inventor and abolish communications from the European Patent Office to designated inventors, which often led to additional official...

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