Category Archives: European Patents

Complaints confidentiality during opposition proceedings

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The procedures regarding the disclosure of communications during opposition proceedings before the European Patent Office (EPO) have been clarified by a recent case heard by the Technical Board of Appeal. Under Rules 79(1) and (2) EPC, the EPO should communicate … Continue reading

Five intellectual property myths debunked

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This is the first in a series of posts taking a critical look at some common intellectual property misconceptions. 1. I can avoid infringing someone else’s rights in a design by making at least three changes to the product. Another … Continue reading