Category Archives: European Patents

Bogus Invoices

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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

Employee-inventor compensation

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Earlier this year, the Court of Appeal (in Shanks v Unilever PLC and other) provided some clarification as to when an employee, who makes an invention at work, may be entitled to compensation. Few such cases have come before the … Continue reading