Category Archives: European Patents

Update on plant and animal patents at the EPO

Posted in Biotechnology/Pharma, European Patents on by Admin

Earlier this year we reported that the European Patent Office (EPO) had stayed all examination and opposition proceedings relating to patents and patent applications in which the decision depended on the patentability of a plant or animal obtained by an … Continue reading

Bogus Invoices

Posted in Designs, European Patents, International (PCT) Patents, Trade Marks, UK Patents on by Admin

The European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a warning to applicants regarding bogus invitations to pay publication or registration fees for European patents or patent applications. The EPO is aware that the number of such scam letters received by applicants … Continue reading