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EPO to change Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal

  The European Patent Office has recently approved the revised Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) which will come into force to any pending or newly filed appeals relating to European patents or applications from 1 January...

EPO rules changes

New Report on Design Infringement in the UK

  The UK IPO has recently published a report based on four-years of research into the attitudes and actions of ‘design-right owners’ when encountering infringement of their IP (intellectual property).   The purpose of this research is...

Patent Software

South African patents – a worthwhile investment

For most of our clients who are considering international patent protection, South Africa is not the first country which comes to mind. However, we would suggest that the country should be considered seriously by all patentees, due to its...

South african patents

IP – How to keep under the Radar

In the first part of this article - "Keeping under the radar and safeguarding your ideas", we looked at how best to keep your information confidential before you are ready to launch your idea. Let’s now look at strategies you can adopt when...

IP Radar

Keeping under the radar and safeguarding your ideas

New ideas are vital for the success of start-ups, as much as they are fundamental for the sustainability of any business. When you have a great new idea and you develop it into a business case, it seems natural to widely publicise it among the...

Ideas under the radar