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Whitepaper: Basics of the European Unified Patent System

The introduction of the Unified Patent System has an impact on all European patents, also on “old” European patents which are already granted and in force. Patentees and applicants of European patents and applications should be aware of the implications and respond as needed.

The EPO and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA) have agreed on a two-year pilot program last year that would allow

Transitional provisions – applicability of Article 13(1) RPBA 2020 to cases where the summons to oral proceedings was notified before the entry

1. A European patent application can be refused under Articles 97(2) and 125 EPC if it claims the same subject-matter as a

The German legal media JUVE has announced that the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has received two new constitutional complaints (Case ID:

On November 26, 2020, the German Bundestag (German Federal Parliament) in Berlin has approved the UPC Agreement. This is an important step

The present invention, which is based on machine learning in particular in connection with an artificial neural network, is not sufficiently disclosed,

The instruction to select a display mode for a selection menu on a screen which serves the sole purpose of presenting the