The following is the last part of a chapter written by Gerard Chandrahasen for the latest edition of the Innovation Handbook published by the Intellectual Property Office and the Technology Strategy Board. 392 more words
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Source: East Asia Forum
On 13 November, WikiLeaks released a secret draft text of the Intellectual Property Chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). The text reveals substantive proposals for expanded protection in respect of copyright, patent, trade mark andtrade secrets law, and intellectual property enforcement. 948 more words
These cases were mentioned at a CIPA event on 27 November 2013.
1. There are presently 5 pending referrals to the Enlarged Board: G1/11 (jurisdiction of the Legal and Technical Boards of Appeal), G1/12 (Correction of Appellant name), G2/12 (plant breeding (Tomatoes II)), G1/13 (party status) and G2/13 (plant breeding (Broccoli II)). 532 more words
These points are from a talk held at CIPA on 27 November 2013 given to UK Patent Attorneys.
1. There are currently 8 proposed bills pending in the US Congress directed at abusive patent litigation, i.e. 474 more words
‘The US has adopted a strategy of exhaustion in its bullying of negotiators on the crucial intellectual property chapter to force countries to trade away health in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations in Salt Lake City’, according to Professor Jane Kelsey from the University of Auckland, New Zealand, who is monitoring the negotiations. 282 more words