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Archive for February 2014

21.2.2014
Unified Patent Court (UPC) ratification moving forward

In recent weeks, the ratification of the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court has received a fresh impetus, with the completion by Malta (on 21 January) and France (on 13 […]

 
18.2.2014
Early Certainty from Search

Last year, filings at the EPO reached a new peak, with over 265 000 applications. Coping with this workload – while maintaining high quality standards – necessitates action to address […]

 
04.2.2014
Mexico joins the race for innovation

My official visit to Mexico last week was a valuable opportunity to meet the national authorities and patent system users, and also to assess the scope for reinforcing the long-standing […]