40 years ago, Chapter I of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) entered into force. The PCT initially applied in 13 States. In 2017, Jordan became the 152nd state to join the system.
Dr. Anthony Carlick, European Patent Attorney at Dennemeyer & Associates, discusses the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPC) in light of Brexit and attempts to make some predictions.
Artificial intelligence always sounds easy but, in reality, big data analysis with artificial intelligence is a lot of work. Oliver Mayer, Senior Principal at General Electric - Global Research, puts the spotlight on big data and talks about patterns in patents.
For a UKIPO validity opinion, only newly raised grounds will be analyzed, but these can include insufficiency and added matter arguments, as well as arguments based on novelty and / or inventive step.
The Dennemeyer Group consolidates its global management team with Dr. Dallas Wilkinson who will lead the offices in Australia, Japan, China and Singapore thus driving Dennemeyer's further regional expansion planned for the next years across the Asia Pacific region.
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.