EPLAW PATENT BLOG

UPC – Book: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent

Posted: December 22nd, 2022

‘A Practitioner’s Guide to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent’, is the recently published book authored by Paul England, Taylor Wessing Paul England: “The book aims to provide practical and detailed advice on all aspects of the system for those using it. The book explains how the UPC system works in the context of […]

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UPC – ‘Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary’ still available as eBook

Posted: November 30th, 2022

Readers wishing to up their knowledge on the UPC in view of 1 April 2023, might have noticed that the hard copy version of the book ‘Unified Patent Protection in Europe: A Commentary’, by Winfried Tilmann and Clemens Plassman is regularly sold out. However, there are still eBook versions available from various vendors. Also, it […]

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NO – The EU SPC manufacturing waiver is soon expected to be incorporated into Norwegian law

Posted: November 7th, 2022

Implementation of the SPC manufacturing waiver into Norwegian law, by Guro Nybø, Nora Bratheim, Lars Erik Steinkjer and Gunnar Meyer, Wikborg Rein The SPC manufacturing waiver was adopted by the European Parliament in 2019 through Regulation 2019/933 amending Regulation (EC) no 469/2009 concerning the supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products (the SPC Regulation). The waiver […]

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EPLAW – FCBA Global Series Fall Session 2022

Posted: September 13th, 2022

The EPLAW Board wishes to extend to its members the FCBA’s invitation to register to the Fall Session in Amsterdam, taking place between 17-19 October, offering rich professional content and involving distinguished panelists, among them two past presidents of EPLAW, Penny Gilbert and Klaus Haft, and EPLAW Advisory Board member Sabine Agé, as speakers. Access […]

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

Posted: September 13th, 2022

The second edition of A Practitioner’s Guide to European Patent Law, for National Practice and the Unified Patent Court, authored by Paul England -with contributions from many others in the field- is out now From the blurb: “This new edition is a comprehensive and practical guide to European patent law – a ‘ius commune’. The […]

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News – Book: Judicial Coherence in the European Patent System

Posted: August 10th, 2022

Judicial Coherence in the European Patent System, Lessons from the US and Japan, by Federica Baldan, Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Antwerp, Belgium and FWO Postdoctoral Researcher, fellowship number 1257321N, Research Foundation Flanders, Belgium The blurb: “This comprehensive book examines the judicial governance of the patent system in Europe and beyond, and looks […]

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News – Book: A Practitioner’s Guide to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent

Posted: May 24th, 2022

The book: “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent” , authored by Paul England is scheduled to be published by Bloomsbury in November 2022 From the blurb: “A Practitioner’s Guide to the Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent provides practical and detailed advice on all aspects of the system for those […]

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CJEU – Phoenix v. Harting

Posted: April 29th, 2022

Preliminary ruling under Article 267 TFEU in the case between Phoenix Contact GmbH & Co. KG v. HARTING Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Harting Electric GmbH & Co. KG, 28 April 2022, Case No. C‑44/21, ECLI:EU:C:2022:309 “By its question, the referring court asks, in essence, whether Article 9(1) of Directive 2004/48 must be interpreted as […]

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News – 2022 LES International Annual Conference

Posted: March 29th, 2022

The 2022 LES International Annual Conference will take place in Venezia (Italy) from 8 to 10 May 2022 EPLAW members are welcome to attend the conference, entitled: “Back to Licensing: Restarting Business and Fueling Innovation” The conference website provides information on the program & registrations: www.lesi2022.org. More information can also be found here (The letter […]

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