At the Competitiveness Council meeting today the United Kingdom minister for Intellectual Property announced that the UK intends to ratify the UPC Agreement and stated in a press release that: “The UK will continue with[…]
KIPA attended the conference that was held on February 11 2016 and took place in Stockholm.
KIPA’s Gothenburg office recently moved to a new location in the heart of Gothenburg. The office is now located in the first-class offices of World Trade Center Gothenburg at Teatergatan 19.
On the 13 – 15 of October 2015 INTA – the International Trademark Association – for the first time held their annual TMAP Meeting in Europe. The TMAP meeting is for Trade Mark Administrators and[…]
The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that owners of standard-essential patents (SEPs) should make a licensing offer on fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) terms before seeking an injunction against the alleged[…]
In this seminar KIPA’s Linus Byström and Erik Krahbichler will share their “dos and dont’s” when it comes to medtech inventions. Which part of my medtech invention can and should I protect? When and how[…]
On May 13, 2015, the Italian government announced that it will join the Unitary Patent Package, so that the Unitary Patent Regulation and the Languages Regulation will take effect in Italy. This means that the[…]
The UJUB, Union pour la Jurisdiction Unifiée du Brevet, recently organized a mock trial as an educational experiment to elucidate how the Unified Patent Court’s (UPC) agreement and regulations would work out in practice. The[…]
EPO’s Enlarged Board of Appeal has issued a number of decisions recently. Two decisions relate to Patentability of plants and plant products under the EPC. One decision relates to Clarity of claims and amended claims[…]