EPO notice

The litigation Lobby causing chaos in Patent Office

With the business group now fighting against trial lawyers, Inc’s longtime grip on state judiciaries, the litigation lobby has turned its attention to state legislature, where it is not only blocking tort reforms but working to expand its portfolio of litigation opportunities. Among other things, state legislators are authorizing new kind of lawsuits, raising [...]

By |2017-09-08T10:18:04+05:30April 3rd, 2017|Patent|0 Comments

All Patents related to Plants and Animals kept on Hold

Frustrating news for the biotech industry, the European Patent Office (EPO) has decided to suspend all examination and opposition proceedings for patents concerning plants/animals that are obtained by means of essentially biological processes.  This follows a recent non-binding Notice from the European Commission (EC) regarding the interpretation of certain aspects of Directive 98/44/EC (the [...]

By |2017-09-08T13:06:17+05:30January 4th, 2017|International, Patent|0 Comments
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