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The Unified Patent Court - open for business in 2018?

A look at the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement.

Law Firm: Herbert Smith Freehills | Published: 19 January 2018 | Practice Area: Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Broad Institute CRISPR-Cas9 patent revoked in Europe

A look at the Opposition Division of the European Patent Office's decision to revoke one of the Broad Institute’s foundational CRISPR-Cas9 patents in Europe.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 19 January 2018 | Practice Area: Business of law

2018 outlook for drugs and medical devices in China: regulatory reform fueled by innovation

This article explores possible further regulatory reform in China in 2018 regarding the regulatory approval system for drugs and medical devices.

Law Firm: DLA Piper | Published: 19 January 2018 | Practice Area: Health Care

Court releases final Unwired Planet v Huawei judgment and gives guidance on confidentiality in licensing disputes

A look at two judgments handed down by the High Court of England and Wales on confidentiality in Unwired Planet v Huawei, regarding licensing disputes.

Law Firm: Allen & Overy | Published: 18 January 2018 | Practice Area: Telecoms

How to prove ‘passing off’

In this podcast, Michael Carter explains the basis for the tort of 'passing off' and outlines the circumstances in which it can be used alongside, or in place of, trademark rights to protect 'goodwill' in a business.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 13 December 2017 | Practice Area: Intellectual Property

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Unified Patent Court Update: Ratification Could Take Place in the Coming Months

The Delegated Legislation Committee’s support for the Unified Patent Court (Immunities and Privileges) Order 2017 suggests a swift approval of the Order by the House of Commons. This article looks at the timeline.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 06 December 2017 | Practice Area: Patents

Mind the Actavis v Eli Lilly gap please!

Is there a gap between the interpretation of a patent claim for validity purposes and its reach for infringement purposes? If so, what are the practical implications?

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 28 November 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

London Design Festival: Design protection – hindsight giving insight

In this podcast, Gowling WLG’s John Coldham presents the firm’s fifth annual event as part of the London Design Festival.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 07 November 2017 | Practice Area: Technology

Ownership: Who owns a trademark when the relevant contract is silent?

Latham litigators discuss how the Third Circuit has become the latest forum to determine how courts should resolve trademark ownership issues.

Law Firm: Latham & Watkins | Published: 25 October 2017 | Practice Area: Litigation

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Singapore High Court has no original jurisdiction to revoke a patent

For years, defendants in patent infringement proceedings have brought counterclaims for revocation of the patent. However, a recent High Court judgment indicates that this is no longer possible.

Law Firm: Gowling WLG | Published: 23 October 2017 | Practice Area: Patents

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