Read our European team of patent experts’ thoughts and analysis on the latest developments on European patent law and their potential impact on business, patent portfolios, patent filing and commercialisation strategies.
Brexit – all change for the EU patent landscape
With the vote to leave the EU there are changes to the likely timescale for the new unitary patent system and different considerations to weigh upView this article
The EU referendum: Brexit – what next?
Pinsent Masons research just weeks ahead of the vote showed that most businesses were not prepared for the impact of a ‘leave’ vote. So what are the first steps you should take, now that Brexit is a reality?View this article
Five thoughts on the new streamlined EPO opposition procedure
The EPO has announced that from 1 July 2016, a new opposition procedure will come into effect. Adrian Murray discusses the changes.View this article
UPC will be a game changer for businesses across Europe
Alia Knight, Head of Generic Litigation at TEVA talks to us about why the introduction of the UPC will be a real game changer for businesses across Europe.View this article
Getting the end-game right – SPCs and unitary patents in Europe
We explore how supplementary protection certificates for drugs might interplay with Europe’s upcoming unitary patent system.View this article
Litigation strategies in the UPC
The UPC will seek to reconcile differences between the laws of different member states, but will it give rise to forum shopping? Kerry Russell and Asawari Churi investigateView this article
How to re-evaluate your patent strategies?
The new unitary patent system is poised to come into effect from 2017 and will change the way patent rights are exploited by innovative entities.View this article