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  1. Legal news
    30 April 2020
    CJEU Decision in Royalty Pharma: More Clarity on Requirements for Supplementary Protection Certificates?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/cjeu-decision-in-re-royalty-pharma

    Today the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down its decision in the Royalty Pharma case concerning the interpretation of Art. 3 a of Regulation EC 469/2009 on Supplementary Protection Certificates ...

  2. Legal news
    04 July 2019
    Patents: interim injunctions
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/global/patents-interim-injunctions

    The High Court has refused to grant an interim injunction to restrain alleged patent infringement before trial where an expedited trial had been ordered, the defendant had undertaken to limit its marketing activities, ...

  3. Legal news
    29 May 2020
    Resolution of the SPTO Director establishing the PCT Direct service in the framework of SPTO international procedures
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/resolution-of-the-spto-director-establishing-the-pct-direct

    The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) does not provide, within its procedures, any means of establishing a dialogue between the applicant and the examiner before the International Searching Authority.

  4. Legal news
    01 October 2020
    Thaler v Comptroller-General: Part 1 - AI systems cannot be an inventor under the Patents Act
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/thaler-v-comptroller-general-part-1-ai-systems-cannot-be-an-inventor-under-the-patents-act

    The specification and claims of Dr Thaler's UK patent applications read very much like any other patent applications. The first suggestion that something is unusual comes on the front page of the published applications. ...

  5. Legal news
    02 November 2020
    Patents: AI machine cannot be inventor
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/global/patents-ai-machine-cannot-be-inventor

    The Patents Court has dismissed a patent application by an individual which named an artificial intelligence (AI) machine as inventor because an inventor must be a natural person.

  6. Legal news
    22 February 2021
    When is someone "authorised" to use a patented invention for the services of the Crown and therefore immune from patent infringement?
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/when-is-someone-authorised-to-use-a-patented-invention-for-the-services-of-the-crown

    Katharine Stephens considers the Court of Appeal's decision in IPCom GmbH & Co KG v Vodafone Group plc & others (19 February 2021). The court overturned the decision at first instance and held that Vodafone did not have ...

  7. Legal news
    30 September 2019
    International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2020
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2019/uk/international-comparative-legal-guide-to-patents-2020

    The 10th edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2020 is a practical cross-border insight into patent law, with contributing editor Katharine Stephens of Bird & Bird.

  8. Legal news
    10 February 2021
    Excluded subject matter – a reminder of the importance of applying the statutory test
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2021/uk/excluded-subject-matter-a-reminder-of-the-importance-of-applying-the-statutory-test

    Katharine Stephens considers the decision in Reaux-Savonte v Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks which serves as a reminder from the English High Court not to lose sight of the statutory test when ...

  9. Legal news
    18 September 2020
    International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2021
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2020/uk/international-comparative-legal-guide-to-patents-2021

    The 11th edition of the International Comparative Legal Guide to Patents 2021 is a practical cross-border insight into patent law, with contributing editor Katharine Stephens of Bird & Bird.

  10. Legal news
    10 December 2018
    Patenting for and by artificial intelligence
    www.twobirds.com/en/news/articles/2018/uk/patenting-for-and-by-artificial-intelligence

    Katharine Stephens considers some of the questions surrounding patentability of artificial intelligence (AI) systems and their ‘inventions’.