Yearly Archives: 2018

Cambodia becomes an EPO Validation State

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As of 1 March 2018, Cambodia is an EPO (European Patent Office) validation state, making it the first country in Asia to hold such a status. A validation state is a non-contracting state to the European Patent Convention (EPC) that … Continue reading

EPO and CRISPR: Priority Problems

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A press released published by the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard on 17 January 2018 indicates that The European Patent Office (EPO) has revoked one of the Broad Institute’s European patents following oral proceedings. The patent, EP 2771468, was … Continue reading