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Chinese IP Court Hands Down Record Damages Award

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 7 million EUR in damages for infringing Watchdata’s single patent on data encryption technologies.

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UPC a step closer to becoming reality in 2017!

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 preparations for ratification over the coming months.  It will be working with the Preparatory Committee […]

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OHIM becomes EUIPO

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 Practioners, providing Continued legal training for professionals. This time the meeting focus was on the […]

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Huawei v ZTE decision by European Court of Justice: No power abuse if standard-essential patents owner makes fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory offer

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 infringement of a SEP. In the eagerly awaited judgment, handed down July 16th 2015, the […]

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Welcome to a MedTech West Seminar in Gothenburg on June 9, 2015

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 should I do it, in order to secure its value in the most appropriate way? […]

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