Authors: Dr. Udo W. Herberth, Dr. Marcus Danisch and Dr. Eun Kyong Baek, Weickmann & Weickmann.
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...
The UPCA will enter into force
Start of Acceptance of Eurasian Applications for Industrial Designs
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...