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Pharmaceutical firms cannot patent sequences of human DNA that naturally occur, the US Supreme Court has ruled. 14 Jun 2013
US President Barack Obama has outlined a number of measures designed to tackle 'patent assertion entities' or so-called 'patent trolls'. 05 Jun 2013
This guide was updated in April 2013.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in September 2008. A patent is granted by a national patent office and will only give you monopoly rights in the country in which it is granted....
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in January 2012.
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in Januray 2012
This guide is based on UK law. It was last updated in February 2008. The end of 2001 was meant to herald a minor revolution in the way business protects its best ideas by giving a real boost to...
The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) may ban standard-essential patent (SEP) owners from pursuing injunctions that prevent rivals launching products onto the market where those rivals are willing to take out a licence to use their technology,... 28 May 2013
Infringers of registered designs could face a jail sentence and a fine under proposed reforms to UK legislation. 13 May 2013
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