BRICS Annual 2024
Farewell to SCiFi Foods: IP, insolvency, and opportunity

Farewell to SCiFi Foods: IP, insolvency, and opportunity

Cultivated meat – growing animal cells in culture and harvesting the results as food – has exploded over the last 10 years. However, between technical hurdles and a challenging funding landscape, many commentators have suggested that the fragmented sector will see a...

Divisional applications in Russia: does the story continue?

Divisional applications in Russia: does the story continue?

On June 4, 2024, the Russian Supreme Court issued a decision that finalized the litigation between KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto (Slovenia), and AstraZeneca AB (Sweden) on invention patent 2643764. About half a year earlier, on January 2, 2024, the Italian Supreme Court...

Cover Story: The power of paralegals post-pandemic

The Patent Lawyer investigates the changing legal landscape that has resulted in a shift in the function of paralegals, discovering how one particular solutions provider is opening the door to new opportunities for leveling up in the patent space.

The debate on the inventorship of artificial intelligence: will the true inventor please stand up?

Ricardo Costa Macedo and Inês da Silva Heriques of Caiado Guerreiro analyze the views on artificial intelligence systems as inventors when it comes to protecting innovation according to different jurisdictions.

An interview with Helen Kemmitt, General Counsel at Quant

Helen sits down with The Patent Lawyer to discuss Quant’s vision to make blockchain accessible to all, her excitement around Quant’s growing patent portfolio, and her appreciation for dedicated outside counsel.

IP Trend Monitor: IP FRONTIERS. Navigating innovation in eight key industries

The latest IP Trend Monitor study gathers the opinions of IP specialists to identify far-reaching research and legal trends in eight critical industries.

IPR estoppel and products? A question that’s splitting hairs and courts

David McCombs, Eugene Goryunov, and Adam Erickson of Haynes & Boone LLP discuss the distinction between raising a patent and raising the identical product as grounds for invalidity after a recent ruling that provoked divided opinions.

Women in IP Leadership: An interview: inspirations, experiences, and ideas for equality

Featuring: Jamie Soon-Kesteloot, Head of Innovation Protection and Valorisation, EssilorLuxottica & President of I3PM

Sponsored by: Clarivate

Women in IP Leadership: An interview: inspirations, experiences, and ideas for equality

Featuring:Jacinthe Tay, Qualified European Patent Attorney

Sponsored by: Clarivate

Rankings: The Americas & The Carribean

10 of the best law firms from each of the top The Americas & The Caribbean jurisdictions, including North America, Canada, and Mexico.

Jurisdictional Briefing, Russia: 30th anniversary of the Eurasian Patent Office

Dr. Tatiana Vakhnina and Dr. Alexey Vakhnin of Vakhnina and Partners detail the EAPO’s commitment to bettering their strong patent system, reflected by developments over the past 30 years.

Jurisdictional Briefing, US: inventor interviews – do a great job on these and make patent law easy

Howard Levy, Partner at Cantor Colburn LLP, discusses how patent attorneys can approach inventor interviews to ensure that they are as successful as possible.

Comparing the protection of selection achievements in Russia, Ukraine, and Kazakhstan

Anna Degtyareva, Olga Kotsyubalska, and Arman Sauganbayev of Gorodissky & Partners provide a comparative analysis for the protection of plant and animal varieties and breeding materials through patents granted for selection achievements in their respective jurisdictions.

The evolving debate on forum selection in patent proceedings

Ranjan Narula and Suvarna Pandey of RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys assess the current position for court selection based on territorial jurisdiction factors for both native and foreign filers.

Old and new possibilities for revocation of evergreen patents

Ludmila Lisovskaya, Patent and Chemical Specialist at Zuykov and partners, reviews the current position of evergreening in Russia provoked by the amendments to the Invention Rules in 2021 that has deemed many instances of evergreening unlawful.

The Patent Lawyer Annual

Perkins Coie adds IP partner Chris Marando in Washington, D.C.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 10, 2024) — Perkins Coie is pleased to announce that experienced patent litigator Chris Marando has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property (IP) and Patent Litigation practices as a partner in the Washington, D.C., office. Marando's arrival...

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Farewell to SCiFi Foods: IP, insolvency, and opportunity

Cultivated meat – growing animal cells in culture and harvesting the results as food – has exploded over the last 10 years. However, between technical hurdles and a challenging funding landscape, many commentators have suggested that the fragmented sector will see a...

read more

Divisional applications in Russia: does the story continue?

On June 4, 2024, the Russian Supreme Court issued a decision that finalized the litigation between KRKA, d.d., Novo mesto (Slovenia), and AstraZeneca AB (Sweden) on invention patent 2643764. About half a year earlier, on January 2, 2024, the Italian Supreme Court...

read more

Stuff You Should Know About IP podcast: new episode out now!

CTC Legal Media is very excited to announce that, after a long hiatus, the Stuff You Should Know About IP podcast is back with a brand new episode! Hosted by Ray Guarnieri and Thomas J. Colson, episode 50 focuses on eight intellectual property challenges startups must...

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USPTO on trial: patent office sued for patent infringement

The US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has been sued for allegedly infringing on six patents it previously granted. The patents involved are two-factor authentication systems belonging to two individual inventors and are now being contested by Factor2 Multimedia....

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ABG IP strengthens its firm with 10 new partners

MADRID, Thursday 30 May 2024 - The Spanish intellectual property (IP) firm ABG Intellectual Property has appointed 10 new partners, adding to the six partners it already had to date. This action involves the internal promotion of professionals who work in different...

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IPRally announces new CEO to lead the next phase of growth

IPRally is happy to share some exciting news about a major leadership shift as it gears up for the next phase of its growth journey. Sakari Arvela, co-founder and CEO of IPRally, has decided to transition to the role of Chief Product Officer to further evolve the...

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ERS Genomics and IRBM sign CRISPR/Cas9 license agreement

The license agreement provides IRBM access to CRISPR gene editing technology to be applied across its drug discovery services offering. Dublin, Ireland, and Rome, Italy, 20 May 2024 — ERS Genomics Limited (‘ERS’), the CRISPR licensing Company, and IRBM, a leader in...

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HGF’s 10th annual IP in Healthcare Conference 2024

HGF is delighted to invite you to its 10th annual IP in Healthcare Conference. This year’s theme focuses on emerging technologies. HGF will review the latest intellectual property issues and trends in the pharmaceuticals, life sciences, and medical device sectors. An...

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UPC referendum in Ireland postponed

The Irish Government has confirmed its decision to defer the date for the referendum for the ratification of the agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC), which was due to be held on 7 June 2024 to coincide with the European and Local elections. No alternative date...

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By providing a platform to share personal experiences we aim to continue the empowerment of women in the world of IP.

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In this six-part series Dr. Suzanne Wertheim, of Worthwhile Research & Consulting, talks to The Patent Lawyer about diversity, equity, and inclusion: what it means; the current challenges; DEI in law; gender bias; and what we can all do to improve.

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