Category Archives: European Patents

Changes to fees at the EPO

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The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced a series of fee changes that will come into effect on 1 April 2018. These are not inflation-based fee changes, but changes designed to better reflect the expenses of the EPO. As such, … Continue reading

Cambodia becomes an EPO Validation State

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As of 1 March 2018, Cambodia is an EPO (European Patent Office) validation state, making it the first country in Asia to hold such a status. A validation state is a non-contracting state to the European Patent Convention (EPC) that … Continue reading