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EU expert group criticised over SEP proposals

EU12-02-2021Rory O'Neill

An EU expert group on standard-essential patents has failed to reach a consensus on the future of SEP licensing, drawing criticism from both sides of the debate between SEP owners and implementers.

LG Chem prevails in $1bn battery trade dispute at USITC

12-02-2021Muireann Bolger

The US International Trade Commission has handed a win to South-Korean electric vehicle battery maker LG Chem after it upheld allegations that its rival SK Innovation had misappropriated trade secrets worth $1 billion.

CJEU dismisses El Corte Inglés trademark appeal

EU11-02-2021Alex Baldwin

The Court of Justice of the European Union has dismissed an appeal from Europe's biggest department store, El Corte Inglés, contesting an earlier EU Intellectual Property Office rejection of the store’s trademark opposition.

EPO and EUIPO add Technical University of Munich to trainee programme

EU, Germany11-02-2021Alex Baldwin

The European Patent Office and the EU Intellectual Property Office have signed an agreement with the Technical University of Munich to offer the university’s graduates IP work experience.

France sees record number of TM filings in 2020

France11-02-2021Muireann Bolger

The number of trademark filings in France reached more than 100,000 last year in a historic first but patent filings fell by nearly 10%, according to the National Institute of Industrial Property.

Trade secrets: the ‘alternative IP’

EU, UK10-02-2021Alex Baldwin

We spend our lives talking about patents, trademarks, and copyright, but there is something just as important to a company’s identity and competitiveness that can fly under the radar of even the most stringent and secure companies—trade secrets.

Siemens demands unmasking of Comcast pirates in bid for damages

10-02-2021Muireann Bolger

A Siemens unit plans to sue unidentified users who illegally downloaded its software via the internet service provider Comcast for damages of up to $150,000 and has demanded the handover of their personal details.

Legality concerns prompt EPO video hearings review

EU10-02-2021Muireann Bolger

The legality of making oral proceedings by video conference at the European Patent Office compulsory without the consent of all affected parties is to be reviewed.

New Balance celebrates £2.8m win against Chinese copycat

China09-02-2021Alex Baldwin

American sportswear company New Balance has won a significant case against one of China’s most notorious copycat brands.

Biden signals antitrust stance in curtails to M&A

09-02-2021Muireann Bolger

The Biden administration has signalled it may be tougher on antitrust, after the Department of Justice and the US Federal Trade Commission tightened the rules on mergers and acquisitions

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