EPO CHANGES TO OFFICIAL FEES FOR 2020
11 02 2020
The European Patent Office has published details of the revised Official fees that will enter into force on April 1 2020. Catherine Hanratty and Marie Walsh have reviewed the fee increases and inform us that a general fee increase of 4%, as an inflation indexed adjustment, has been applied by the EPO in...
Is your IP strategy Brexit ready?
29 01 2020
The UK will leave the EU on the 31st January 2020 at midnight (Brussels time). It is important for all IP rights holders to understand what Brexit means for their business and IP strategy. Read our briefing note on what steps need to be taken by IP rights holders post-Brexit. ...
Priority Entitlement in Europe - EPO Board of Appeal decides to revoke CRISPR patent
21 01 2020
As reported in the recent edition of the HMC Life Sciences Newsletter, the EPO Board of Appeal hearing for European Patent No. 2,771,468, the CRISPR priority rights case, was held last week. The hearing took place over 4 days, involved 9 opponents and very important CRISPR technology. This case related to the issue...
Happy holidays & New Year Wishes
18 12 2019
All of us at Hanna Moore + Curley wish our clients and colleagues, our very best wishes for a safe and joyful Holiday Season. We hope that 2020 brings you health and happiness. We had a busy 2019 with Hanna Moore + Curley named Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year for Ireland by Managing...
Hanna Moore + Curley attain ISO 27001:2013 Certification
15 03 2019
Hanna Moore + Curley is very proud to have achieved certification to ISO 27001:2013 in 2019 which is the best-known standard in the family providing requirements for an information security management system. ISO 27001 provides a framework for implementing an Information Security Management System that encompasses the policies, procedures and standards that safeguard our...
Hanna Moore + Curley named Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year for Ireland by Managing IP
08 03 2019
We are delighted to announce that Hanna Moore + Curley was named Patent Prosecution Firm of the Year for Ireland by Managing IP at last night’s 14th Annual EMEA IP Awards in London. The Awards recognise the outstanding achievements in the past 12 months and are based upon objective investigation....
We are hiring - paralegal role
24 01 2019
Hanna Moore + Curley is seeking a paralegal assistant (patents, trade marks and designs). As we are a small team, it is important that applicants are willing to roll up their sleeves and do whatever tasks the business requires each day which may include general administration such as answering reception...
05 12 2018
Hanna Moore + Curley was proud to be a silver sponsor of the Medtech Rising conference in Cork on 5th and 6th December 2018. Hanna Moore + Curley's Marie Walsh took part in a panel discussion moderated by journalist Anton Savage on the value of intangible assets, knowledge development box,...
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