Life Sciences Update
December 2017 Life Sciences update.
A Practice Guide to IP Issues for Medical Technology Companies
A concise guide to IP issues for Medical Technology Companies. Flipbook Version.
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
Partial Priority, Self-Collision and Poisonous Divisonals
Update - EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal Case G1/15 – Poisonous Divisionals
EPO Stays Proceedings in Certain Biotechology Cases
A briefing note on EPO stays on proceedings before Examination and Opposition Divisions in certain biotechnology cases.
Update on Disclaimers at the EPO
Latest referral G1/16 to EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal re: disclaimers
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.
Ireland’s Knowledge Development Box
An introduction to the Knowledge Development Box tax regime in Ireland
Building Powerful Trade Marks into Your Brand
Tips on developing your brand asset portfolio: creating, registering, promoting and protecting your trade marks
Irish holders of EU IP rights
Press release on how Brexit will affect EU trade mark and design rights holders in Ireland
European Trade Mark Updates - March 2016
An overview of the main changes introduced by Directive (EU) 2015/2424 of the European Parliament.
An Introduction to EU Trade Marks
An overview of essential facts about EU Trade Marks for business owners
What Brexit means for Intellectual Property
An Introduction to Patents
An overview of the Patent System in Ireland, United Kingdom and Europe
Protecting your IP in China
Protecting intellectual property (IP) in China
Unified Patent Court
EPC Contracting States
38 European Patent Convention contracting states, patent prosecution via European Patent...
Unitary Patent - Member States
13 Member States have already ratified - Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Denmark,...
EU Trade Mark Territory
Territories covered by the Madrid Union
The Madrid Union is made up of Contracting Parties to...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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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