Patent term extension in China
Posted by Chuanhong Long
10 Feb 2021
The Fourth Amendment to the China Patent Law (“Amended Patent Law”) adopted in October 2020 introduced a brand-new Patent Term Extension (PTE).    In China, since...
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EUIPO launches GIview: search for Geographical Indications (GI) within the EU
24 Jan 2021
EUIPO Executive Director, Christian Archambeau’s letter of 27th November 2020, outlines the main advantages of the new Database GIview....
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Mandatory videoconference hearings at the EPO
Posted by Antonio Pizzoli
24 Jan 2021
Mandatory videoconference hearings at the EPO and the Boards of Appeals in 2021...
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The new EUIPO Pro Bono Programme
Posted by Daniel Alge
23 Jan 2021
Designed to help European SMEs access their IP rights...
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Bundestag adopted UPC Agreement 2017 but challenges continue
Posted by Uwe Borchert
01 Dec 2020
Interesting news for all IP practitioners...
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New guidelines for examinations in Brazilian biotech are pending
01 Oct 2020
New Guidelines for Examination of Patent Applications within the Biotechnology field are to be published soon....
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