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  • Webinar: IP Searching with Patent Seekers – Thursday 16th July 2020, 3pm BST

    Webinar: IP Searching Date: Thursday 16th July 2020 Time: 3 pm BST Speakers: Jim Ribeiro – patent attorney (Withers & Rogers) and AlecGriffiths – IP manager (Patent Seekers)   Withers & Rogers is hosting a free webinar series giving practical IP advice to innovative organisations. The webinars will give you the opportunity to ask our […]

  • Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc v Kymab Ltd Supreme Court ruling

    26 June 2020

    The UK Supreme Court has overturned a decision from the Court of Appeal to find two of Regeneron’s transgenic mouse patents invalid for sufficiency. The effect of this judgement is that the bar on sufficiency has been returned to requiring that the disclosure of a patent supports substantially every embodiment of the claims. For the […]

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  • Major European IP offices and COVID-19 Reaction

    23 June 2020

    The major IP offices that we deal with have reacted to the COVID-19 outbreak in various ways as follows: European Patent Office: The EPO has published a dedicated webpage tracking their response to COVID-19 disruption. Their earlier blanket extension provision has been lifted, and from 2 June 2020, extensions to deadlines, and forgiveness for missed […]

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