Glen Buchenbach - Scotch whisky?
20 May 2019
Originally published in The Trademark Lawyer, Dydra Donath discusses the recent CJEU decision on the long-running battle between TSWA and Germany.
Precision therapeutics for the precision medicine era
17 May 2019
In recent years we have seen dramatic advances in our understanding of the intricate and dynamic relationships that underpin our immune responses. This.
Personalised medicine: patient stratification
29 Apr 2019
While the general idea of customising treatment to patients is not new, the degree to which treatments may be tailored to patient subgroups defined by.
Update: implications for oppositions based upon earlier UK rights after Brexit
18 Apr 2019
Following the granting of a further extension of the deadline for the UK to leave the European Union (EU), the European Union Intellectual Property Office.
Pioneers of precision medicine
15 Apr 2019
Breakthroughs in healthcare promise a future in which the individual sits at the centre of medical decisions. But who has paved the way and who is leading.
AIPLA Women in IP Global Networking Event: Manchester 4 April 2019
10 Apr 2019
On Thursday 4 April, we were delighted to host an American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) Women in IP Law Global Networking Event at our.
Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles: growth and innovation
05 Apr 2019
While much attention and noise has surrounded the growth in the number of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles, as well as the advances in battery.
Hydrogen: the storage question
04 Apr 2019
There’s a lot to like about hydrogen. It’s light; it’s abundant (at least atomically - water and hydrocarbons contain plenty of hydrogen atoms); it’s.
Babybel trade mark blow
03 Apr 2019
The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) has dealt a blow to the owners of Babybel cheese, Fromageries Bel, as they have declared their UK trade mark.
Building an effective drug franchise: A Transatlantic perspective - April 23, Boston, MA
02 Apr 2019
It's never too early, or too late, to start thinking about managing the life cycle of exclusivity and getting the most value from your discoveries . In.
Partner promotions and new Director position
01 Apr 2019
The road to autonomous
28 Mar 2019
Advanced materials: game-changing graphene
28 Mar 2019
Dosage regimen patents: bruised but not beaten
28 Mar 2019
Ruling on the big pharma Actavis v ICOS case, the UK Supreme Court has found ICOS’s Cialis patent to be invalid for obviousness.
Playing for time: strategies that can help extend a drug's patent life
25 Mar 2019
Numbering system for re-registered design rights and comparable trade marks
21 Mar 2019
The UK enacted the EU Withdrawal Act 2018 which provides the basis for how EU law will be converted into national law, and provides that all existing.
Implications for oppositions based upon earlier UK rights after Brexit
14 Mar 2019
As of 22 February 2019:
The European Union Intellectual Property.
Former CITMA President Kate O’Rourke to head our European trade mark services
11 Mar 2019
We are delighted to announce that Kate O’Rourke will join the firm on 1 April 2019.
Can the EPO hold oral proceedings in Haar without infringing a party’s right to be heard? A new referral to the Enlarged Board raises this question.
06 Mar 2019
The right to be heard under Article 113(1) EPC requires that parties involved in proceedings before the EPO have the right to present their arguments at.