In many extensive efforts being taken to reduce the amount of plastic packaging and to make it more recyclable, what if we could shop in a way which could eliminate single use plastic altogether? Enter the refill store, a shop where you fill your own empty containers with produce and pay by weight.
Insights: January 2022
It is expected that the first Unitary Patents will be granted within the next year. In view of this, many applicants of pending European applications may wish to delay the grant of their applications so as to be able to benefit from obtaining a Unitary Patent covering all countries participating in the Unitary Patent, alongside conventional national validations of the European Patent in other EPC countries.
This week, KleinVision’s AirCar made headlines as it was granted an airworthiness certificate in its native Slovakia. Here we will take a look at some of the recent activity in this field as well as the trends going forwards.
A recent landmark ruling has clarified infringement claim time limits for Community plant variety rights (CPVRs) where right holders are aware of the infringement.
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement to establish a Unified European Patent Court and the associated Regulations to allow the creation of a Unitary Patent were issued at the end of 2012. Now, almost ten years later, Austria’s deposition of its instrument of ratification of the Protocol on Provisional Application of the UPC Agreement moves us a step closer to the establishment of the UPC and the issue of the first Unitary patent.
In this insight, we will aim to demystify AI and explain some of the commonly used concepts underpinning its implementation.
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