FICPI's Views on Substantive Patent Law Harmonisation

WHY IT IS IMPORTANT:

Substantive Patent Law Harmonisation – otherwise known as SPLH – is quite a mouthful, but it is also a very important topic which impacts the entire IP global community.

Jerome Collin gives an introduction to SPLH & FICPI's point of view

CRUCIAL ASPECTS OF SPLH

There are three crucial aspects of SPLH:

•   Grace Period
•   Prior User Rights
•   How to Handle Conflicting Applications

SUPPORTING RESOURCES:

FICPI has invited four members, with expert knowledge of SPLH to share their experiences and present FICPI's positions on the issues involved.  They are:

  • Jerome Collin
  • Michael Caine
  • Andrew D. Meikle
  • Katsumori Iseki
Michael Caine introduces Conflicting Applications
Right Body
Andrew D. Meikle introduces Prior User Rights
Katsumori Iseki presents FICPI's position regarding Grace Period

DISCUSS THE ISSUE HERE:

Join the debate with other members of the trusted FICPI global community on the SPLH Discussion Forum.