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15 March 2017
Following a Notice of the European Commission related to certain parts of the EU Biotech Directive (98/44/EC), the EPO has decided to stay all examination and opposition proceedings in which the invention is a plant or animal obtained by an essentially biological process.
13 March 2017
The EPO's Annual Report for 2016 shows that two of the top three filers are E+F clients.
08 March 2017
Our patent and trade mark practices have recently featured in three of the most important guides to patent and trade mark practitioners.
23 February 2017
Following a public consultation, two sets of changes are being implemented to the Patent Rules 2007, effective 1st October 2016 and 6th April 2017.