The European Patent Office (EPO) has recently released its Annual Report 2017. The report talks about an increase in demand, increase in granted patents and an increase in productivity.
Insights: March 2018
Proposed revised Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA)
Patents exist for inventions that solve real world problems, and the world is currently facing one of its biggest ever problems; plastic.
An agreement allowing European patents to be validated for Cambodia entered into force on 1 March 2018.
In 2018, whilst we can acknowledge the progress that has been made over the past century, gender gaps still exist across society.
Brexit Update: With just over a year to go, the European Commission published their draft withdrawal agreement on February 28th 2018
What it says about those Intellectual Property rights which at the moment cover the whole of the EU, and therefore the UK.