FICPI-Italy briefing on the new rules of procedure of the EPO Boards of Appeal
Posted by Paolo Rambelli
30 Mar 2020
FICPI-Italy’s event offers the opportunity to gain the latest information on the important new rules as well as to cement business relationships and create...
EUIPO meeting demonstrates commitment to IP protection in the digital age
Posted by Joan Salvá
26 Mar 2020
FICPI continues its activity as a private sector stakeholder in the meetings that the Observatory of the EUIPO holds twice a year, together with...
Unified Patent Court (UPC) project suffers further delays
Posted by Robert Watson
23 Mar 2020
Germany’s decision causes new delays but not death of the UPC project. The German Constitutional Court (Bundersverfassungsgericht), in a decision (2 BvR 739/17) that has...
EPO arrangements during the COVID-19 outbreak
19 Mar 2020
The European Patent Office has published its latest guidance on disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. TERMS AT THE EPO The EPO has acknowledged the COVID-19...
Coronavirus: CNIPA's special rules for time limit extension and rights restoration
Posted by Lanying Shen
10 Mar 2020
Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus,  many applicants and IP agencies' work, especially in China, has been affected which may cause the loss of...
An overview of India’s draft Designs (Amendment) Rules, 2019
Posted by Jaya Bhatnagar
27 Feb 2020
India’s accession to the Locarno Agreement in June 2019 (with the treaties effective since September 7, 2019) aims to harmonise the Indian classification system...