Alex Kelly

Chemical Patents – How to Get the Protection You Want in Europe Part I: Defining the Invention

  As those familiar with the patent process will know, a European patent is obtained via the European Patent Office (EPO). In order to get a European patent granted, it has to meet a series of requirements set by the European Patent Convention (EPC). At least in some respects, the...

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EPO COVID-19 Provisions

Following the numerous notices and decisions issued by the European Patent Office, setting out its COVID-19 provisions, we provide the following summary of the latest guidance regarding time limits and oral proceedings. Please contact your usual GJE attorney for more information or advice concerning specific cases. Blanket Extension of Time...

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