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New languages added to EPO's Patent Translate service

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, EPO, Iceland, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia01-07-2013

The European Patent Office (EPO) has opened up its free translation service for patent documents to enable access for six more languages.

Design matters: industry professionals explore the lie of the land


London’s Design Museum provided the setting for a discussion between lawyers, brand managers and design industry professionals about the value of design.

ITC announces new plans to target patent trolls


The US International Trade Commission (ITC) has launched a pilot programme aimed at reining in non-practising entities that own and assert patents without making products.

UPC draft rules open for public comment


IP practitioners have been urged to comment on the draft rules of procedure for the Unified Patent Court, which will accompany the Unitary Patent system.

Generics swoop as Viagra patent expires


Global drug companies Actavis and Teva both launched generic versions of Viagra immediately after its patent expired in several European countries last week.

Federal Circuit holds Novo Nordisk patent invalid


The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit concluded on June 18 that Novo Nordisk’s patent covering diabetes treatment repaglinide is invalid.

Buzz off: ITC victory for Canadian vibrator maker

Canada, US20-06-2013

A panel at the US ITC has found that 22 vibrator makers, including Lelo Inc, infringed Canadian company Standard Innovation Corporation’s patent related to a two-armed vibrator.

European Commission targets alleged ‘pay-for-delay’ with pharma fines


The European Commission’s competition directorate has levied fines totalling €146 million ($195 million) against originator pharmaceutical company Lundbeck and several producers of generics drugs.

Gowlings strengthens IP presence in Vancouver

Canada18-06-2013Movers & Shakers

Canadian law firm Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP has added IP lawyer Brian Kingwell to its Vancouver office.

LDCs get more time for TRIPS compliance


So-called ‘least-developed countries’ will have at least eight more years to achieve full compliance with the Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights Agreement, after the World Trade Organization agreed to an extension.

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