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Associate and trade mark attorney Hannah Burrows discusses how major luxury fashion labels appear to have moved from fanciful logos, with significant stylisation being stripped back in favour of simpler fonts.
In this article, senior associate and patent attorney Parminder Lally, and trainee patent attorney Debora Dorn, provide a summary of the new practice regarding UK divisional patent applications, that will come into effect on 1 May 2023.
The Greenshoots Podcast by Appleyard Lees – episode 35 – the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court: a 2023 update
In this episode, Appleyard Lees patent attorneys and partners Howard Read and Kate Hickinson provide an update on the implementation of the Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC).
Delaying grant of a European Patent to obtain a Unitary Patent and filing an early request for a Unitary Patent
With 1 June 2023 being the start date of the Unitary Patent system, applicants achieving allowance of their European patent applications in the coming months may wish to delay grant so as to obtain a Unitary Patent (UP).
Centralised European patent protection and enforcement is coming – the Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
The Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will enter into force on 1 June 2023, when the UPC Agreement (UPCA) is planned to enter into force. These new systems will centralise patent protection and enforcement within many EU countries.
Senior associate and patent attorney Paul Roscoe discusses T 0702/20, and the implications it could have on AI patent applications at the EPO.