USPTO and EPO Update: IPOs Broaden Electronic Signature Rules

USPTO and EPO update: both IPOs have recently broadened the types of electronic…


European Patent Office Revises Fees Regarding 'Micro Entities'

The European Patent Office regularly revises its official fee schedules and has…


Attention Robocop! : The European Union Decides the World’s First AI Laws

The European Union has made a precedent setting decision regarding AI Laws. At…


European Patents can now be Extended to Georgia

The “European Patent” as we know it today originated in the late 1970’s. This…


The European Patent Office Abolishes the “10-day Rule”

The European Patent Office Abolishes the “10-day Rule” If you are not in the…


The Unitary Patent is Almost Here; Everything You Need To Know

The Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court will commence on 1 April 2023, and…


Intellectual Property is A Human Right

Did you know that Intellectual Property is a human right? We will start with a…


GI Protection Under Attack; Italy Takes Slovenia to Court

Italy! Home of some of the finest cuisine and produce in the world.  Exporting…


New EPO Guidelines for Examination

One of the daily tools for a European Patent Attorney is the "Guidelines for…