Trade secrets have long played a somewhat shadowy existence if compared to their counter fellows in Intellectual Property, especially the mighty patents. The good news is that nowadays they receive major attention not only from corporates but also from lawmakers and judges.
Dennemeyer & Associates has released its first European patent validation web application! The new app offers clients access to a method for validating a European patent in their preferred states based on a given budget.
A patentee must walk the patent gauntlet at the early stages of the commercial game and decide where to seek patent protection. Strictly speaking, this decision should be based on market data and available budget, but things are not that simple.
Starting with April 1, 2018, the European Patent Office has made a number of fee reductions for patent applications which will hopefully reinforce a more business friendly approach in support of innovation.
A contribution to the IP literature by proposing a definition of the IP service provider and three hypotheses that determine the choice for outsourced IP work.
Dennemeyer’s IP Monetization service helped a company monetize a patent on an intelligent charging station for electric cars and transformed the business into a success story.
Failure to file a patent opposition within a period of nine months from the publication of the grant leaves prospective contestants with no option but to challenge the patent by individually filing for revocation in the national courts of the countries applicable.
On March 1, 2018, the validation agreement between the European Patent Office and Cambodia will enter into force. Discover how validation agreements can streamline patent filings globally and help applicants reduce costs.