Posted by Laura Ercoli on Thursday February 22nd, 2018

SIBprima Feb. 2018 – SPCs in the EU – Brexit and IP rights – Unitary Patent Court

SIBprima February 2018
SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION CERTIFICATES IN THE EU

If SPC term is not in line with Seattle Genetics, holder may request rectification

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that the owner of a valid SPC may request the competent national office to rectify the SPC’s term in accordance with the criteria set forth by the Seattle Genetics decision even if the SPC was granted before that decision. (more)

BREXIT AND IP RIGHTS

EU-wide trademark, design and plant variety right holders: prepare for Brexit

The United Kingdom will soon withdraw from the European Union: what will happen to European Union-wide intellectual property rights, such as European Union trademarks, Community designs and Community plant variety rights? (more)

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Italy implements unitary patent laws and ratifies UPC Protocol on Privileges and Immunities

A new law has empowered the Italian government to enact the provisions of the EU unitary patent regulation and of the Unified Patent Court Agreement; Italy has also recently ratified the Protocol on Privileges and Immunities of the Unified Patent Court. (more)

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Latvia ratifies Unified Patent Court Agreement

Latvia has ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement, however it is still impossible to foresee when the supranational court will become operational. (more)

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RECOGNITIONS

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