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CELEBRATE DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2024

Ladas & Parry LLP considers diversity and inclusion as core values and principles that provide access to opportunity, consolidation of expertise and range of perspectives and ensures excellence, particularly in the IP field. We salute those who...

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DIVERSITY IN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 2023

Ladas & Parry LLP considers diversity and inclusion as core values and principles that provide access to opportunity, consolidation of expertise and range of perspectives and ensures excellence, particularly in the IP field. We salute those who...

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THE UNIFIED PATENT AGREEMENT WILL COME INTO EFFECT ON JUNE 1, 2023

On February 17, 2023 Germany has deposited its instrument of ratification of the Unified Patent Agreement making it definite that the agreement will come into effect on June 1, 2023 and that the sunrise period will commence on March 1, 2023 ....

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FEDERAL CIRCUIT UPHOLDS PRELIMINARY INJUNCTION IN TRADE DRESS CASE

In SoClean Inc v Sunset Healthcare Solutions Inc (Case No 21-2311, 9 November 2022), the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit issued a ruling enjoining defendant Sunset from marketing a particular configuration of medical device filters...

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Decisions to be Made Regarding the EU Unitary Patent and Potentially Opting out of the Unified Patent Court

The Administrative Council of the new European Unified Patent Court stated that the target date for the EU Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court to come into effect will be on April 1, 2023. However, there is still a possibility that this may be...

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EU Unitary Patent and Patent Court

Introduction In 1973, in response to concerns about the costs of securing patent protection in Europe, the European Patent Convention was signed to set up a common patent office to examine patent applications for any European country that wished to...

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