Catch up on the pan-European intellectual property news that matters to you and your business. Get the inside story on the IP intellectual property events, industry trends and important developments.

Why you should consult patent attorneys from other countries?

People doing business in different countries have to deal with many obstacles – not only more varied competition and different client approach, but also IP rights and how they are executed.…
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New AIPEX colleague - Fernanda Candido

On 1st of September, Fernanda Candido de Sousa started as Administrative Assistant at AIPEX.…
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Acquisition of patent portfolios - Signatories

For all documents used for registering a change of ownership at the European Patent Office (EPO) it is very important that the officers involved…
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Oral hearings at the EPO mandatorily by videoconference

In the current context of travel restrictions, the European Patent Office has announced further measures regarding oral proceedings :1. Postponement of in-person opposition hearings (currently until…
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Standard Essential Patents

Is your company involved in standardization? Do you actively contribute in the standard making process? Are you dealing with Standard Essential Patents? Are you faced with Standard Essential Patents…
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Part 8 Acquisition of patent portfolios - Pledging and Licensing

A patent may be used as collateral for a loan, like a house for a mortgage. So most Pledges are concluded with banks.Patents can also…
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Meet Steven van Dijk of Hamso in Norway

Meet Steven van Dijk, European Patent attorney at Håmsø Patentbyrå in Norway. Have a look at the interview and meet one of the AIPEX attorneys.…
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Meet Jakub Sielewiesiuk of AOMB Poland

Meet Jakub Sielewiesiuk: Partner, President of the Board of Directors Patent attorney, European patent attorney of AOMB Poland.The expertises and work fields of Jakub are: Management of the company,…
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Part 7 Acquisition of patent portfolios - Mergers and acquisitions

A merger is the combination of two companies, that form a new company using one corporate name. In an acquisition (takeover) one company acquires the shares of the target company.…
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Part 6 - The difficulties of ... made easy by Patricia

Failure in registering the correct applicant name in the EPO register can result in a loss of the IP Right. Should you need to invoke patent rights against an infringer, your right must be registered…
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