The unitary patent system represents possibly the biggest change to the European patent landscape in decades.
Set out below are some of the most common questions that patent owners have about the new system and what issues they need to consider.
16.08.2023Inventive step at the EPO for AI inventions – T 2803/18
Assessment of inventive step at the European Patent Office is made with reference to the technical effect of the claimed invention. In particular, only those features of a claim that contribute to the technical character of an invention may be taken into account when determining whether an inventive step is present.
11.07.2023An interview with Joanne Hopley, Partner at Keltie
We speak to Jo to find out what she thinks makes a successful IP firm and why she believes clients have ranked Keltie as one of the leading patent law firms in Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2023 Listings by the Financial Times.