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Denmark has become the fifth European Union country to ratify an agreement that paves the way for unified patent protection for inventors across the EU and the creation of a unified patent court (UPC). 18 Aug 2014
The Intellectual Property Office's (IPO's) plans to change the patent application publication process may benefit companies seeking investment, an expert has said. 12 Aug 2014
This guide was updated in May 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...
South Korean mobile device manufacturer Samsung has agreed with US rival Apple to halt ongoing patent lawsuits outside of the US, according to reports in the international media including South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency . 06 Aug 2014
A UK parliamentary committee has given its backing to proposed new laws which would allow organisations to conduct clinical drugs testing without infringing others' patent rights. 24 Jun 2014
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