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Before Filing an Administration Suit, an Appeal Should Have Been Filed First

Before Filing an Administration Suit, an Appeal Should Have Been Filed First

An official decision was made by the TIPO which deemed that the Claims 1 and 2 of a patent should be invalidated due to lacking inventive step according to the Patent Act, Article 22.IV. The patentee filed an Appeal up to the MOEA (Ministry of Economic Affairs, R.O.C.) arguing that the Claim 1 of the […]

Ново издание на Ницка Класификация

Ново издание на Ницка Класификация

Десеттото издание на Меѓународната класификација на стоките и услугите за регистрација на марки (Ницска Класификација) ќе стапи во сила на 1 Јануари 2015 година. Новото издание ќе биде достапно на страницата на Светската организација за интелектуална сопственост. Новата верзија на десетото издание на Класификацијата од Ница 2015 вклучува голем број на промени во однос на […]

Collateral Estoppel Cannot Apply in Claim Construction of an Unrelated Patent

Collateral Estoppel Cannot Apply in Claim Construction of an Unrelated Patent

In e.Digital Corp. v. Futurewei Technologies, Inc. Case No. 14-1019, e.Digital Corp. had asserted two patents against Futurewei Technologies in a California district court.  The patents at issue were the 5,491,774 (‘774) and 5,839,108 (‘108) patents.  The patents pertained to recording devices having a microphone and a removable, interchangeable flash memory.  The ‘108 patent was […]

New version of the Nice Classification 2015

New version of the Nice Classification 2015

A new version of the tenth edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registrations of Marks will enter into force on January 1, 2015. It will be available on the web site of the WIPO. The new version of Nice Classifications 2015 includes a number of changes with […]

Accelerated Examination for Patent Applications (AEP) in the field of Green Energy Technology Enhances the Efficiency of Patent Portfolio Thereof in Taiwan

Accelerated Examination for Patent Applications (AEP) in the field of Green Energy Technology Enhances the Efficiency of Patent Portfolio Thereof in Taiwan

In order to encourage the development of green energy technology and enhance the efficiency of examination, Condition 4 for applying for accelerated examination was added and has been effective from January 01, 2014. By getting the patent right quickly, it is expected to enhance the efficiency of patent portfolio in the field of green energy […]

Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

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Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America

A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]

A joint EPO-UNEP study: “Patents and climate change mitigation technologies in Latin America and the Caribbean” This joint study by the EPO and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) finds that Latin America and the Caribbean has considerable untapped renewable energy potential, which could be harnessed to serve the region’s rapidly growing energy needs. It […]
Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

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Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

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Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

The post Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment appeared first on European Union.

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

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Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]
Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

The post Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment appeared first on European Union.

Warning – beware of approaches and requests for payment from firms purporting to publish and/or register European or international patent applications and European patents 1. Numerous European patent applicants and proprietors have informed the European Patent Office (EPO) that firms and individuals have sent them invoices inviting them to pay for the publication and/or registration […]

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Federal Circuit Overturns District Court Denial of Stay Pending CBM

Federal Circuit Overturns District Court Denial of Stay Pending CBM

In Versata Software, Inc. v. Callidus Software, Inc., Case No. 14-1468, the Federal Circuit has overturned a district court ruling denying a motion to stay pending a Covered Business Method Review at the USPTO.  Callidus filed petitions for CBM review of the asserted claims at the USPTO and the Patent Trial and Appeal Board instituted […]

Преглед на постапката за приговор во Турција

Преглед на постапката за приговор во Турција

Турскиот патентен завод ги обезбеди следните информации по повод брања од страна на корисници во врска со процедурата за приговор на меѓунардона регустрација на трговска марка согласно Мадридскиот протокол кога Турција е наведена земја. Меѓународните пријави што ја наведуваат Турција се разгледуваат и примат обично во рок на 2 месеца од датумот на приемот на […]