Shortly after the European Court of Justice dismissed Spain’s actions against the creation of the Unified Patent Court at the beginning of May and, in so doing, finally cleared the way for the EU patent package, Italy’s Ministry...
The “unitary patent package” comprises the Regulations No. 1257/2012 on implementing enhanced co-operation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection and No. 1260/2012 governing the applicable translation...
A win-win agreement: Morocco is the first non-member country of the European Patent Organisation to validate the legal effects of a European patent on its territory
As of 24 November 2014, the Offi ce for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) has created the possibility to obtain trademark protection in an expedited manner.
The Agreement on a Unified Patent Court has already been ratified by 5 States, namely Austria, France, Sweden, Belgium and, after a vote in favour in a referendum, by Denmark. According to the current plan, Great Britain will...