Novartis Pharma filed Israel Patent Number 153229 titled “Use of 1-Hydroxy – 2 – (Imadazol-1-YL) Ethane – 1, 1 – Diphosphonic Acid in the Preparation of A Medicament for the Treatment of Conditions of Abnormally Increased Bone Turnover”. The Application… Read More ›
Israel and 17 other examining authorities have now set up a Global Patent Prosecution Highway. The 17 offices involved in the GPPH pilot are IP Australia (IP Australia), Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Danish Patent and Trademark Office (DKPTO), Hungarian… Read More ›
UK Patent Office launches new blog – the IPO Facto. Is it Passing off? Dilution? Unjust Enrichment?
UK Prime Minister David Cameron has announced (Circular PN013) that UK National Phase Patent Applications having a positive International Preliminary Examination Report (IPER) will be fast tracked and within two months of entering national phase in the UK, the applicant will… Read More ›
The UK Intellectual Property Office (IPO) has announced that the pilot work-sharing programme, the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH), between the IPO and the Japanese Patent Office has now been made permanent. Under (or should that be on???) the Highway, once… Read More ›
In the UK trademark office, the ‘appointed Person’ has overturned a ‘hearing officer’s decision concerning a trace mark application filed by Coca Cola for “NO HALF MEASURES” applied for in relation to various services in class 41, including education, training,… Read More ›
The UK Intellectual Property Office issues a Virgin trademark ruling that contrasts the Israel Approach
South African businessman get’s UK trademark for phrase including the word ‘virgin’, despite oppostion from Branson’s empire.
A hearing officer of the UK Intellectual Property Office has held that an invention which made financial
In a press release of the United Kingdom Patent Office, the office has decided to appeal a recent High Court Decision
In Eli Lilly and others v 8PM Chemist Ltd, 5 February 2008, the UK Court of Appeal has overturned