What are patents, trademarks and design rights? How does one apply for them, and what do I need to know beforehand? Check out this series of articles from our experts for a rundown on the basics of IPR.
The UPCA has been signed by 24 current EU member states, including Ireland. Ireland is not a Contracting Member State of the UPC yet though, because Ireland has not ratified the UPCA.
World Trademark Review published its annual survey of professionals at the top of the IP industry: Laine IP elevated to the Silver category. Read more!
When drafting a patent application, potential obstacles to patentability are anticipated by creating so-called fallback positions, which can be used if it appears that the obstacles identified by the Office cannot be overcome without limiting the scope of protection of the independent claims. Read more: