Pharmaceutical patent law reform in Taiwan and China

Ms. Crystal J. Chen and Mr. Kevin C.W. Feng from Tsai Lee & Chen inform of the pharmaceutical patent industry in Taiwan and China since the Pharmaceutical Act amendment at the end of 2017.

Patenting improvements: Indian scenario – what next?

Rajeev Kumar & Pankaj Musyuni from LexOrbis explore the protection scenario for improvement inventions considered under patent of addition and selection invention in the Indian context.

Get found in patent translation

Dmitry Yakovlev from Gorodissky & Partners gives an overview of the nature of translation errors, their consequences when it comes to patent applications and granted patents, and possible ways to rectify and avoid such mistranslations.

Pharmaceutical IP protection and NAFTA

With the North American Free Trade Agreement being a hot topic since President Trump was elected, Juan Luis Serrano-Leets from Sánchez Devanny explains what will happen in  Mexico if the agreement is terminated.

Sweden – the natural base for “Internet of Things”

Maria Zamkova from Fenix Legal KB updates on the innovation in Sweden, after being labeled No 2 in the world last year, and highlights the Internet of Things as a key cause of the increased growth.

Key to success: A strong portfolio combined with aggressive licensing

Doris Spielthenner from Practice Insight explores Nokia’s innovativeness and world-class patent strategy.

Section 101: Not so elementary

Kenneth R. Adamo, Eugene Goryunov, Jon Carter, and Justin Bova investigate two recent cases in US District Courts that used a section 101 challenge in trial.

Canadian patent ownership dispute

Meika Ellis from Ridout & Maybee studied the complex Superior Court of Justice decision of Sernova v. Shapiro, 2018 ONSC 841 and explains what we can learn from the decision.

Modern patent law: The international dimension

In the final part of his series, Jan Hák from Patentservis
summarizes modern patent law by thinking about the
development of current international treaties and laws that
enable patent owners to file in different countries around the world.

Compensating employee inventions in Turkey

Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar and Merve Altınay from Moroğlu Arseven explore Turkish IP Law in regards to the new rules for compensating employee inventions.

Apple to pay $500 million to VirnetX

A notorious Patent Troll - VirnetX Holding Corporation - has won a major decision in the Eastern Court of Texas against Apple. Apple have been told in the decision that they should pay VirnetX over $500 million, in a decision that has been ongoing since 2012. In...

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Samsung being sued for $3 billion

A lawsuit has begun between Samsung and PACid Technologies for patent infringement of three patents. the patents in questions are believed to be related to the biometric security features of Samsung’s recent Galaxy devices; specifically, the Galaxy S6, Galaxy S7 and...

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