Priority: Pitfalls & Practical Points
Priority under the EPC is a complex topic. Although it is unusual for an EP Examiner to investigate whether a priority claim for a patent application is valid or not during substantive examination, the consequences of a decision that a priority claim is invalid can be huge: e.g. the loss of a patent. In this webinar, we will discuss briefly the legal framework under the EPC for assessing priority, identify possible pitfalls that can arise and also provide some practical…
Improving your grant rate of computer-implemented invention patents in Europe
As in the US and elsewhere, it can be a challenge to obtain grant for computer-implemented invention patents before the European Patent Office (EPO). The office takes a unique approach to assessing patentability of computer-implemented inventions, with key considerations being “technical character” and “technical” solutions to “technical” problems. In this webinar, we will explore what this means for applicants, how to navigate the EPO process, and how to maximise the prospects for success with this type of patent application.
Strong (UKIPO) Opinions?
UKIPO and EUIPO TM Appeal procedures – a practical guide
Getting your designs right post-Brexit
Navigating UK Trade Mark oppositions post-Brexit
Sky v SkyKick – Trade Mark specifications: What do you need to do now?
Filing and enforcing trade marks in the UK and EU post-Skykick Bad faith, broad descriptions and intent to use. Do you really know what your trade mark covers? Join us for a half an hour webinar to find out.
Brexit from an IP perspective: What it means for you and your business
Brexit: It’s still here, in spite of the Pandemic. Join us for half an hour to hear how Brexit remains a live issue in spite of the current crisis and how as a brand owner you can protect and improve your position.