Amazon.com has introduced a new non-profit procedure that allows patent owners to take down listings of infringing goods. Amazon’s Utility Patent Neutral Evaluation Program lets owners of a US utility patent obtain a quick evaluation of patent infringement from a US patent attorney. If the attorney agrees that the item being sold in the product listing infringes the patent, and the patent is prima facie valid, then Amazon will remove the product listing from Amazon.com.
Robin Ellis, a European Patent Attorney with 13 years’ experience of the generic pharmaceutical industry, joins Reddie & Grose GmbH as a partner.
Robin Ellis in our Munich office discusses some of the highlights of the newly introduced SPC manufacturing waiver.
For years we have heard many reports discussing one of the most important issues of our time-Climate change. One obvious solution is the full change from fossil fuel based energy sources to renewable energy sources. In this blog we will explore trends in renewable energy consumption and generation, and whether renewable energy sources may overtake non-renewable sources in the future.
To mark the International Year of the Periodic Table, Zack Mummery takes a look at the unusual question of whether individual chemical elements could be patented.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has recently released its annual review of patent applications filed under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT). The report shows that approximately 253,000 PCT applications were filed in 2018. This is an increase of 3.9% from 2017, and it represents a ninth consecutive year of growth. PCT applications are clearly an increasingly popular choice for applicants seeking worldwide patent protection.
We are pleased to announce that Alice Findlay, Helen Wakerley, Nick Reeve, Tom Sharman, Alan Bates, Patrick Lloyd and Ian Loveless are included in the 2019/20 edition of IP Stars.
Reddie & Grose is delighted to announce that Paul Loustalan, Nick Reeve and Michael Roberts are among the World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2019 chosen by IAM.