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Poisonous Divisionals — Just When You Thought It Was Safe …

This is a guest post from Malcolm Lawrence  of  HLBBshaw, European Patent Attorneys in Cambridge, UK. EPC Law & Practise – Poisonous Divisionals   1.  Introduction and Background 1.1 We have identified and researched a highly significant anticipation threat to … Continue reading

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Recent EPC rule changes restrict filing of Divisional Applications

Attached is an article by Malcolm Lawrence of HLBBshaw, Epping, UK 1. Background On 25th March 2009, the Administrative Council of the European Patent Organisation issued decision CA/D 2/09 which introduces stricter requirements regarding the filing of divisional applications. These … Continue reading

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