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Alternatives to patent protection

Alternatives to patent protection

When trying to protect valuable inventions, patents are often seen as the “gold standard”. However, in many cases, patent protection is unachievable or even not the best solution. This might be due to the inherent costs involved, the subject of the invention being excluded from patent protection or other business reasons. So what should you do in these scenarios?

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Wynne-Jones IP to Host Pan-European Intellectual Property Conference in Oxford Next Month

Wynne-Jones IP to Host Pan-European Intellectual Property Conference in Oxford Next Month

More than 80 intellectual property experts from across Europe will come together for the first time since before the Covid19 pandemic in Oxford next month for the annual AIPEX Cross-Country meeting. AIPEX BV comprises a network of IP specialists from the UK, The Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Hungary, Norway and Spain harnessing more than 4,000 years of experience and expertise in intellectual property services. 

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AIPEX Announces Senior Leadership Changes

AIPEX Announces Senior Leadership Changes

AIPEX, the leader in providing cost and time efficient pan-European IP portfolio management solutions announces senior leadership changes.

AIPEX announces the upcoming retirement of Frank Reijnen and the appointment of Rob Davey as incoming Chief Executive Officer. 

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Cash in the attic?

Cash in the attic?

Shadow Robot is a pioneer in next-generation robotic hands and their impressive array of clients include NASA, the European Space Agency, Hitachi, GlaxoSmithKline, Siemens and Beko. A whole host of universities join these notable clients and it’s amazing to think that the story of this world-class company began with a group of enthusiasts in an attic, where robotics was a fun challenge and commercial enterprise was not the original intention.

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EPO Grace Period Consultation

EPO Grace Period Consultation

The European Patent Office (“EPO”) has recently launched a user consultation on the novelty requirement under the European Patent Convention (“EPC”), specifically focusing on the question of incorporating a general grace period into the EPC. Find out more information here...

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