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By HGF Limited
The decision of case G01/18 has recently been published in French by the EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA).
By HGF Limited
Lee Curtis will be speaking at a conference hosted by the ERA Academy of European Law in Brussels on 17th and 18th October 2019.
By HGF Limited
From a lawyer's perspective, in an ideal world, all business relationships would have a clearly written and concise contract in place setting out what the parties have agreed to do
By HGF Limited
HGF has been ranked in the 'Gold' and 'Silver' bands in The Financial Times special report ‘Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms' published on 9 July 2019.
By HGF Limited
The US patent office declares an interference between the intellectual property held by the Broad Institute and several patent applications filed by the University of California – opposite its previous ruling.
By Ellie Purnell
In decision T1063/18, a EPO Technical Board of Appeal created controversy in ruling that the jurisprudence of the Enlarged Board of Appeal took precedence over Rule 28(2) of the EPC.
By Lee Curtis, Rachel Platts
While the theory around artificial intelligence generates a lot of interest, particularly for trademark specialists
By Claire Irvine, Mike Nelson, Leena Contarino
This seminar will provide an overview of the CRISPR IP saga, discussion of considerations in relation to freedom-to-operate for use of the technology
By HGF Limited
In 2012, a music company, VMG Salsoul LLC sued Pettibone and Warner for copyright infringement, arguing that Pettibone had copied a portion of the song "Love Break"
By Chris Robinson, James Talbot
The controversial Copyright Directive, which aims to modernise EU copyright rules ensuring development of a "robust and well-functioning digital single market" has been approved, backed by 19 countries...
By Chris Robinson
The High Court of Justice has upheld a UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) decision in relation to a trade mark for "TRUMP TV" filed in bad faith.
By Rachel Fetches
In a unanimous Judgment, the Supreme Court has upheld the Court of Appeal's Judgment finding ICOS' dosage regime patent for tadalafil obvious.
By David Potter
16 January 2019 - the deadline for the UK to leave the EU on 29 March 2019 is fast approaching and there continues to be political uncertainty over the terms of any Brexit.
By Maherunesa Khandaker
GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) successfully pleaded a Gillette defence and obtained an Arrow declaration in a patent infringement action brought by Vectura in respect of inhalable medicaments...
By Ellie Purnell
In an appeal from an Examining Division decision, the Board of Appeal stated that the recently introduced R.28(2) EPC is in conflict with A.53(b) EPC ...