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  • Jersey no longer covered by EUTMs

    19 June 2024

    In March 2024, the Government of Jersey made a significant announcement regarding the status of European Union Trade Marks (EUTMs). Changes It has been declared that EUTMs will no longer provide registered trade mark protection in Jersey. This is a change from the previous arrangement where, between October 2000 and April 2009, EUTMs automatically protected […]

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  • EPO Boards for Appeal (T 0209/22)

    3 June 2024

    A recent case at the EPO Boards for Appeal (T 0209/22) demonstrates an important distinction between “direct and unambiguous disclosure” (for novelty), and credibility that the treatment effect is attained (for sufficiency) for the medical use of known products at the EPO. “Hope to succeed” versus “expectation of success” was also assessed for demonstration of […]

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