Appleyard Lees partners and patent attorneys Bobby Smithson, Jennifer Delaney and Howard Read lead a discussion on
The EPO’s highest judicial body, the EBoA, has today released its “order” on the legality of videoconference oral proceedings.
Successful defense of a monopoly, ensuring further proceedings were withdrawn. Our client, British Steel, is
Successful defense of a monopoly for a multinational manufacturer of mining equipment. Our client, WEIR
Successful revocation of a patent on behalf of a South African manufacturer of nanofiber products.
In European patent oppositions, the term “straw person”, is used to describe a person, natural or legal, who files an opposition against a patent on behalf of a third party, with the third party, the real opponent, remaining anonymous throughout the proceedings.