EPLAW PATENT BLOG

News – Registration now open – The Global Series – Federal Circuit Bar Association / EPLAW Conference

Posted: September 15th, 2016

The Global Series, Europe 2016 Session, Paris, France, 13-14 October 2106 Registration for this forthcoming Federal Circuit Bar Association / EPLAW conference is now open. EPLAW members will receive a discount of the fee. “Global Series sessions address topics of global significance at a senior level of discussion. The sessions explore the intersection of innovation […]

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Event – Gathering evidence in patent proceedings: a comparison of Japan, France, Germany and the UK

Posted: September 9th, 2016

Gathering evidence in patent proceedings: a comparison of Japan, France, Germany and the UK, Paris, 23 September 2016 Update: Few remaining Places An in depth look at the changing landscape of evidence gathering in Europe and Japan with leading specialist judges and experienced patent litigation practitioners. Proving infringement of patents in complex technologies is increasingly challenging. Often the […]

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Event – EPLAW and FCBA Global Series Europe session

Posted: August 19th, 2016

EPLAW and FCBA (www.fedcirbar.org) Global Series Europe session, October 13 and 14, 2016 The Global Series sessions address topics of global significance at a senior level of discussion. The sessions explore the intersection of innovation and governance (both in intellectual property and in trade). To that end, the Series works closely with government representatives, adjudicators, […]

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EPLAW – Presentations Young EPLAW 2016

Posted: April 25th, 2016

The presentations from the Young EPLAW Congress held on 18 April 2016 are now available here.

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Young EPLAW – Register now!

Posted: March 10th, 2016

Registration Young EPLAW 2016 You may now register for the Young EPLAW event which is scheduled to take place on 18 April 2016 at the Hotel Hilton Grand Place in Brussels (this is the usual (Young) EPLAW venue, which has been reopened as Hilton). Registration Registration is possible until 11 April. You may find the […]

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EPLAW – Save the date – Young EPLAW 2016

Posted: February 10th, 2016

The Young EPLAW congress will take place this year on Monday 18 April 2016 in Brussels, back at the usual venue (Hotel Hilton Grand Place, formerly Le Méridien). This congress is intended for the Eplaw members’ associates aged 36 and less. As always, a social event will be organized on Sunday 17 April 2016; and the […]

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EPLAW – Congress & General Assembly

Posted: November 9th, 2015

EPLAW Congress & General Assembly, Brussels, 4 December 2015 The congress focuses on the UPC, the alignment of national patent laws with the patent package and court fees and costs recovery under the Rules of procedure. Participants will also hear about patent damages apportionment, a hot topic in the US. Finally, EPLAW will report on […]

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EPLAW – New Board Members

Posted: September 1st, 2015

EPLAW President Richard Ebbink calls EPLAW members to join the board. The deadline to volunteer is Tuesday 20 October 2015.   New Board Members will be elected during the annual EPLAW congress which will be held on 4 December in Brussels. Read the letter here.

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UPC – EPLAW Comments on Rules on Court Fees and Costs

Posted: August 25th, 2015

EPLAW comments to the Public Consultation on the Rules on Court fees and Recoverable costs of UPC  Further to the public consultation on the proposed Rules of procedure regarding court fees and recoverable costs under the UPC Agreement, the EPLAW Board in consultation with a working group of EPLAW members from various nationalities prepared comments […]

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EPO – Letter from President EPLAW to President EPO

Posted: June 5th, 2015

Reform of the BoA – User consultation From the EPLAW President's letter dated 4 June, 2015: "EPLAW is pleased to see that the Administrative Committee (AC) and the EPO are actively engaged in furthering the independence of the BoA. "We note that in the meantime the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) in its […]

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