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Digital Copyright Directive published…and already the subject of complaint

The Directive on Copyright in the Digital Single Market (the Directive), has now been published in the Official Journal, and entered into force on Friday 7 June 2019. EU member states have two years in which to transpose the Directive (which is now officially Directive (EU) 2019/790 on copyright and related rights in the Digital … Continue Reading

Poisonous Priorities and Toxic Divisional Patent Applications in Europe

On 16 October 2013, Squire Sanders (US) LLP co-hosted a webinar with ZBM Patents & Trademarks regarding strategic considerations for claiming priority rights and filing divisional applications in Europe, called “Poisonous Priorities and Toxic Divisional Patent Applications in Europe.”  Cristina Lopes Margarido, patent examiner at the European Patent Office, and Mathieu de Rooij, partner at … Continue Reading
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