01 March 2023
Een nieuw rechtssysteem voor Europese octrooien: op 1 maart gaat de zon op!
Misschien heeft u hier reeds over gehoord. Er is een nieuw gerechtshof dat binnenkort opent in Europa en dat erin gespecialiseerd zal zijn om geschillen over inbreuk op en geldigheid van octrooien sneller en kostenefficiënter te behandelen. Dit gerechtshof wordt het "Unified Patent Court", kortweg “UPC” genoemd, en zal in werking treden op 1 juni 2023.
24 February 2023
EPO Insight Report: Patent filings go quantum as computing power takes giant leap
The EPO has published its second patent insight report on quantum computing which contains an overview of trends in quantum computing at large and in particular sub-sectors.
21 February 2023
Germany ratifies Agreement on a UPC
Last Friday, Germany has ratified the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. This final step marks the successful completion of the necessary ratification procedures by the participating EU member states for the Unitary Patent Package to become effective for currently 17 states.
20 February 2023
EPO official fees increasing only one year after the previous raise
The Official Journal of the European Patent Office (EPO) published that the official fees for European patent applications will be increasing on April 1, 2023.
16 February 2023
Fantastic Forty: Moldova invited to join European Patent Convention
At its 173rd meeting on 13 December 2022, the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation decided to extend an invitation to accede to the European Patent Convention (EPC) to the Republic of Moldova, that could make the complement of EPC contracting states 40 strong.
16 May 2023
INTA Annual Meeting 2023
De Clercq & Partners will be attending this year’s INTA Annual Meeting in Singapore from May 16 to May 20 with Sakina Bounaga and Joost Muylle.
26 May 2023
SAVE THE DATE: De Clercq & Partners IP Seminar 2023
We are excited to announce the date of the 2023 De Clercq & Partners Intellectual Property seminar: Friday May 26, 2023.
01 June 2023
Knowledge for Growth 2023
Live or virtual, you can book a meeting with us at Europe's finest life sciences conference.
05 June 2023
BIO International Convention
De Clercq & Partners will be heading to Boston on June 5 - 8, 2023 to attend this year's edition of the largest global event for the biotech industry.
22 October 2023
AIPPI World Congress
De Clercq & Partners will be heading to Istanbul on October 22 - 25, 2023 to attend this year's edition of the AIPPI World Congress.
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