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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
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
This guide was updated in December 2014.
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...
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
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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