News – Global Series 2020 events of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA)

Posted: February 21st, 2020

The Board of EPLAW calls your kind attention to the Global Series 2020 events of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) EPLAW has maintained a fruitful collaboration with the Federal Circuit Bar Association for many years, notably in relation to the Global Series, which in 2020 will take place in Washington D.C. (April 29) and […]


News – updated annotated EPC and PCT

Posted: February 14th, 2020

EPC.App is an annotated European Patent Convention (EPC) and PCT.App is an annotated Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), which allow each user to further annotate them electronically and to receive updates from the authors without losing individual user annotations. EPC.App /PCT.App are electronic books implemented as a web browser application, which offer for registered users: – […]


News – Book: Proceedings Before the European Patent Office

Posted: February 7th, 2020

Proceedings Before the European Patent Office, A Practical Guide to Success in Opposition and Appeal, Second Edition, Elgar Practical Guides Marcus O. Müller, Chairman of Board 3.3.02, European Patent Office, Munich/Haar, Germany and Cees A.M. Mulder, European Patent Attorney and Professor of European Patent Law in a Global Context, Maastricht University, the Netherlands The second […]


CJEU – Generics (UK) Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline and others v. Competition and Markets Authority / generics entry / settlement agreements

Posted: February 4th, 2020

Generics (UK) Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline and others v. Competition and Markets Authority, Reference for a preliminary ruling, Judgment of the Court, 30 January 2020, Case no. C‑307/18 On those grounds, the Court (Fourth Chamber) hereby rules: 1. Article 101(1) TFEU must be interpreted as meaning that a manufacturer of originator medicines who is the holder of […]


News – Dutch AIPPI ‘Zeist’ symposium 2020

Posted: January 30th, 2020

The Dutch AIPPI ‘Zeist’ symposium shall take place on 11 March 2020 in Hotel Figi in Zeist. The programme and registration details will be announced here.


News – Book: European Intellectual Property Law

Posted: January 10th, 2020

European Intellectual Property Law, Text, Cases and Materials, Second Edition Annette Kur, Professor, Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, Munich, Thomas Dreier, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and Stefan Luginbuehl, PhD, Attorney at Law, Lawyer, Head of Department European Legal Affairs, European Patent Office, Germany From the blurb: “The second edition of this popular textbook […]



Posted: December 13th, 2019

MOBILE WORLD CONGRESS – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY FAST ACTION PROTOCOL 2020 Next year 2020, the city of Barcelona will host the fourteenth edition of the Mobile World Congress (hereinafter MWC), which will take place from 24 to 27 February. The MWC is the largest mobile event in the world, where the main players in the mobile […]


ES – Trade Secrets Protection Protocol

Posted: December 13th, 2019

In light of the recent approval of the Law on Trade Secrets, which entered into force in March 13th, 2019, which transposes the Directive on the protection of undisclosed know-how and business information (trade secrets), the Courts of Barcelona have issued a Protocol of Trade Secrets Protection. This Protocol has been issued by the Commercial […]


News – Book: A Practitioner’s Guide to European Patent Law

Posted: October 9th, 2019

A Practitioner’s Guide to European Patent Law, For National Practice and the Unified Patent Court, Hart Publishing, 17 October 2019 Written by Paul England (Taylor Wessing), with contributions from Judith Krens (Taylor Wessing), Sara Burghart (Sandoz) and François Pochart (August Debouzy) From the blurb: “Written by a team of lawyers with long-standing experience in patent […]


News – High-growth technology business conference 2019

Posted: October 8th, 2019

“High-growth technology business conference 2019 – Boosting your strategy with intellectual property” is the first-ever conference to be jointly organised by the European Patent Office and the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI), with support of Enterprise Ireland. The event, which will be held in Dublin on 4-5 November 2019, provides a platform for high-growth technology […]