UK Courts Permit Claims to Computer Programs
A recent judgement of the UK Patents Court (Citation No.  EWHC 85 (Pat)) has reaffirmed the practice of granting patents to a computer program for performing a method provided that the method itself is patentable.
‘Time Waits For No Man: Deciding When to File a Patent Application in Europe’, Nature Biotechnology
‘The EU Biotech Directive – legislation for disharmony?’ Pharmaceutical Law Insight
Read about latest developments in the Trade Marks field, as well as what’s going on with the team here at Boult Wade Tennant
In this edition we caution brand owners about applications by Gleissner; look at a modern day David and Goliath story involving McDonald’s and Irish rival Supermac’s; cover recent changes to UK TM law to be aware of; Canada’s new trade mark law coming into force later this year; and the latest developments in the Cadbury V Nestlé chocolate wars.
In this edition we talk more about the opening of our new office in Madrid, preparing your trade mark filings in light of Brexit, learning from Puma’s leaping cat case about taking decisions on reputation earlier on, and the new opposition procedures in Argentina that came into force last month.
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