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Controversy Brews Over EPO-Issued Plant & Animal Patents

Just last month, members of the European Patent Office met to discuss how to better strengthen restrictions when it comes to patents covering the breeding of plants and animals. 
German brewers and agriculturalists are up in arms after the European Patent Office granted big brewing companies Carlsberg and Heineken two new patents related to barley.  The tw… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/07/controversy-brews-over-epo-issued-plant-animal-patents/

Brexit & the U.K. General Election 2017

Prime Minister May is standing behind the majority decision to exit the EU.
Last June, more than 30 million U.K. citizens cast their vote in a nationwide referendum, resulting in Britain’s decision to withdraw from the European Union.  Now, Prime Minister… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/06/brexit-uk-general-election-2017/

UC Berkeley Appeals CRISPR Case Loss, Wins Big with EPO

The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology.
The European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced its intent to grant the University of California a broad patent for its CRISPR-Cas9 technology. The CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2017/04/uc-berkeley-appeals-crispr-case-loss-wins-big-epo/

European Patents, IP & the UK's Big Break

Post-Brexit changes in the UK's intellectual property laws seem unavoidable.
Prime Minister Theresa May is standing strong behind the UK's most recent decision to exit the European Union, stating that "There will be no attempts to remain inside the EU... N… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2016/10/european-patents-ip-uks-big-break/

New Year Brings New Patent Initiatives

As we get ready to close the book on 2015, companies in all industries are scrambling to get organized, finishing out their current plans and setting new initiatives for the year ahead.
As we get ready to close the book on 2015, companies in all industries are scrambling to get organized, finishing out their current plans and setting new initiatives for the year … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2015/12/new-year-brings-new-patent-initiatives/

THE FATE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL PATENTS

This is a pretty detailed blog post. It is focused very specifically at describing the fate of embryonic stem cell patents.
THE FATE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL PATENTS By Alexcia Linthicum | April 23, 2014   In 1998, Dr. James A. Thomson isolated human embryonic stem (ES) cells and he assigned a … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/2014/06/fate-embryonic-stem-cell-patents/

Patent Offices World-Wide Team Up to Make Innovation Easier

Together the European Patent Office and the Japan Patent Office have launched a Japanese-English automatic translation servic...
Together the European Patent Office and the Japan Patent Office have launched a Japanese-English automatic translation service. With this Patent Translate service now available, … https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/patent-offices-world-wide-team-make-innovation-easier/

Patents and Clean Energy Technologies in Africa Study

The United Nations Environment Programme and the European Patent Office recently published a report on Patents and Clean Ener...
The United Nations Environment Programme and the European Patent Office recently published a report on Patents and Clean Energy Technologies in Africa. The study takes a look at t… https://www.globalpatentsolutions.com/blog/patents-and-clean-energy-technologies-africa-study/

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