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Singapore launches ‘one-stop’ e-portal for intellectual property registration

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) and NEC Asia Pacific have launched a "one-stop on line platform" for the registration of intellectual property (IP) rights in Singapore. 18 Dec 2014

EU court ruling could make it easier to get patents for cell therapies, says expert

A ruling by the EU's highest court should make it easier for biotech companies to obtain patents for inventions from human embryonic stem cell research, an expert has said. 18 Dec 2014

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'Selection' patents invalid unless they make 'plausible' technical contribution, rules High Court

Pharmaceutical companies stand to lose patent monopolies that cover a number of individual compounds within a broader chemical formula if they cannot show a plausible link between the compounds covered by the patent and a technical contribution to treatment... 04 Dec 2014

CJEU should throw out Spain's challenge to unitary patent plans, says advisor

A legal challenge brought by Spain against other EU countries' attempts to establish a new system for unitary patent protection within the trading bloc should be dismissed, an advisor to the EU's highest court has recommended. 19 Nov 2014

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