Category Archives: European Patents

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

Update on plant and animal patents at the EPO

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Earlier this year we reported that the European Patent Office (EPO) had stayed all examination and opposition proceedings relating to patents and patent applications in which the decision depended on the patentability of a plant or animal obtained by an … Continue reading