The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO has taken a long awaited decision regarding poisonous divisionals – ending self-collision of patents/patent applications once and for all. The decision G1/15 can be found here. …
The Beijing IP Court found in December 2016 a patent infringement case in favour of plaintiff patentee Watchdata System Company Ltd.. The court ordered defendant Hengbao Company, Ltd. to pay an unprecedented amount of approximately[…]
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[…]