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The Unitary Patent

The Unitary Patent

Essential facts on the Unitary Patent

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Update on Unified Patent Court

Update on Unified Patent Court

Latest News on the Unified Patent Court

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Brexit

Brexit

What Brexit means for Intellectual Property

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Useful Documents

Life Sciences Update

Life Sciences Update

December 2017 Life Sciences update.

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A Practice Guide to IP Issues for Medical Technology Companies

A Practice Guide to IP Issues for Medical Technology Companies

A concise guide to IP issues for Medical Technology Companies. Flipbook Version.

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A Guide to Patents for Computer Software in the US and Europe

A Guide to Patents for Computer Software in the US and Europe

This useful starter guide explains what patent protection may be available for computer programming inventions in the US and Europe

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Partial Priority, Self-Collision and Poisonous Divisonals

Partial Priority, Self-Collision and Poisonous Divisonals

Update - EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal Case G1/15 – Poisonous Divisionals

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EPO Stays Proceedings in Certain Biotechology Cases

EPO Stays Proceedings in Certain Biotechology Cases

A briefing note on EPO stays on proceedings before Examination and Opposition Divisions in certain biotechnology cases.

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Update on Disclaimers at the EPO

Update on Disclaimers at the EPO

Latest referral G1/16 to EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal re: disclaimers

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Changes to Assignment Requirements at the EPO

Changes to Assignment Requirements at the EPO

The latest Guidelines for Examination at the EPO come into effect on November 1, 2016. Our briefing note explains the changes.

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Ireland’s Knowledge Development Box

Ireland’s Knowledge Development Box

An introduction to the Knowledge Development Box tax regime in Ireland

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Building Powerful Trade Marks into Your Brand

Building Powerful Trade Marks into Your Brand

Tips on developing your brand asset portfolio: creating, registering, promoting and protecting your trade marks

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Irish holders of EU IP rights

Irish holders of EU IP rights

Press release on how Brexit will affect EU trade mark and design rights holders in Ireland

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European Trade Mark Updates - March 2016

European Trade Mark Updates - March 2016

An overview of the main changes introduced by Directive (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament.

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An Introduction to EU Trade Marks

An Introduction to EU Trade Marks

An overview of essential facts about EU Trade Marks for business owners

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Brexit

Brexit

What Brexit means for Intellectual Property

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An Introduction to Patents

An Introduction to Patents

An overview of the Patent System in Ireland, United Kingdom and Europe

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Protecting your IP in China

Protecting your IP in China

Protecting intellectual property (IP) in China

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Unified Patent Court

Unified Patent Court

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EPC Contracting States

EPC Contracting States

38 European Patent Convention contracting states, patent prosecution via European Patent...

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Unitary Patent - Member States

Unitary Patent - Member States

13 Member States have already ratified - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark,...

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EU Trade Mark Territory

EU Trade Mark Territory

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Territories covered by the Madrid Union

Territories covered by the Madrid Union

The Madrid Union is made up of Contracting Parties to...

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Case Studies

Successful Defence of a Patent for an Irish SME against two Opponents

Successful Defence of a Patent for an Irish SME against two Opponents

Marie Walsh acted for an Irish SME food manufacturer, the Patent Proprietor at an Opposition hearing before the EPO in October 2017, at which there were...

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Evie - the birth of a new brand

Evie - the birth of a new brand

Developing a powerful brand name can be a labour of love, requiring forethought, planning and careful development to bring to fruition. The investment of time...

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Priority Documents

Priority Documents

In a recent decision of the Technical Board of Appeal (T 1983/14), the EPO reaffirmed that in order to benefit from the filing date of a...

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Surgical console

Surgical console

EPO Board of Appeal decision T 1339/11 (Novartis AG) In a case where a European Patent had been refused for a surgical console which could be...

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Patented pain relief

Patented pain relief

In 2014, Hanna Moore + Curley secured the grant of a European Patent for a fentanyl sublingual spray formulation for the fast delivery and relief of breakthrough...

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E-commerce breakthrough

E-commerce breakthrough

In a case which had been pending since 2001, in 2014 we obtained a granted European Patent on appeal at oral proceedings for PayPal’s account...

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