The Unitary Patent will bring a significant change in the European patent system as we know it today. Besides its indisputable advantages, it has its risks and possible disadvantages as well. In our post we have gathered the most frequent questions and answered them.
Unfortunately, ideas cannot be patented. To have a patent, you will need to redefine your idea as a technical invention or an industrially applicable method.Read More
When it comes to protecting ideas, there are many different ways to do that depending on your invention and the markets your company operates in. In this blog we will show you 7 different solutions.Read More
Every year the European Patent Office (EPO) as a fundamental institution ofintellectual property rights in Europe organizes a conference where the recent highlighted decisions are revealed and current trends are analyzed in depths. In today’s IPintz article as a participant I seek to give a brief summary of this event.Read More
The big day that thousands of people were looking forward to has finally arrived. Dr. Emmett Brown and Marty McFly have arrived to the future – which is now the present.Read More
Why to protect (or even invent) any kind of technology or solution if the Chinese will instantly copy them anyway – we can hear that quite often in the field of intellectual property. Is it really true, or is this just the complaint of those who do not put the slightest efforts into protecting their ideas and then are being outrageous that public knowledge is used? In today’s IPintz article we look into that matter.Read More
Following up on our previous article, we review what obstacles the Unitary Patent had to face and may have to face in the future. Furthermore, we take a look at what the Unitary Patent system will probably mean for a small European country based on a formerly classified study from PricewaterhouseCoopers that provides an in-depth analysis of the topic, with disturbing implications.Read More
As the Unitary Patent system is drawing nearer and nearer, it is important to review the current situation, and what the future holds.Read More