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Patent Newsletter No.86 December 2021Download
- UP & UPC: latest update as Austria progresses towards ratification of PAP
- T 3072/19: when can a comparative test be used to demonstrate a technical effect?
- Artificial intelligence and IP: consultation on copyright and patent legislation
- G 2/21: questions on the correct plausibility standard referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal
- G 1/21: oral proceedings by video conference permitted but suboptimal
- EPO Board of Appeal Decisions – third edition ebook
Trade Mark Newsletter No.120 January 2022Download
- EUIPO appeal cases: validity of UK rights post Brexit
- T‑592/20: bad faith – timing is everything
- Stealth mode: acquiring an earlier registration cannot substitute infringement with genuine use
- Brand enforcement in the metaverse - time for a re-think?
- WIPO – Hague design system – upcoming changes to the rules
- Government consultation on possible reform to UK design law – have your say!
- Application “starts a hare running”: Little Hare Gin v Harrogate Distillery (Whittaker’s Gin)