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GDPR & Personal Data : What are you doing over the next few months ?

By Franck DELAMER, IP Attorney
Delamer_search.jpg Because companies do not yet appear to be fully prepared to adopt the new European regulation on the protection of personal data, we offer here a check–list of changes to anticipate, to help ensure that your data processing will comply with these new requirements. Combining as they do both legal and technical considerations, personal data come within the scope of those responsible for a company's intellectual property.
Published on: 6th March 2018

Overseas Trademark Protection Strategy

Trademarks: 1 Registration for 100 Member States and 114 Territories. From its creation, or at the latest from the start of negotiations with foreign partners, overseas Trademark protection must be considered.
Published on: 20th Nov 2017

Elimination of the graphical representation requirement of your trademarks: Can’t find an available trademark? Be creative! Any sign can be registered... In theory

by Evelyne ROUX, Partner
ROUX_SEARCH_2013.jpg On October 1, 2017, one of the provisions of the European trademark system reform will become applicable, namely the elimination of the graphical representation requirement of a trademark.
Published on: 17th Oct 2017

Draft French standard (NF X50-276) to facilitate the electronic exchange of data relating to intellectual property rights is subject to a public enquiry

By Marc LEVIEILS, Partner
Levieils_search.jpg Under AFNOR’s authority and in the framework of the Innovation Management Commission , the Working Group CN INNOV GT5 (moderated by Marc LEVIEILS) has prepared a draft French Standard (NF X50-276) to facilitate the electronic exchange of data relating to intellectual property rights.
Published on: 6th Sept 2017

Some news from this summer regarding the agreement on the unitary patent court

After Estonia on August 1st, 2017, Lithuania has ratified the agreement on the unitary patent court on August 24...
Published on: 5th Sept 2017

The European Patent Office has Published the “Unitary Patent Guide”

By Stéphanie CELAIRE, Partner
Celaire_search.jpg The European Patent Office (EPO) has published the 1st edition of the "Unitary Patent Guide." This guide outlines the texts concerning applications for European patents with unitary effect, annual fees, entries in the Register for Unitary Patent Protection, languages and remedies in the event that the unitary effect is rejected. It also details the practical means by which these procedures will be handled by the EPO on the basis of the rules relating to Unitary Patent Protection (UPR).
Published on: 23th Aug 2017

Declaration of “Sensitive” Inventions with the DGA: Clarified Procedure

by Julie TOUEG, European and French Patent Attorney
Toueg_search.jpg The obligation to declare patent applications for “sensitive” inventions is not new. The practical arrangements have recently been indicated in a Decree and an Order, and whose practical implications for applicants are summarized below.
Published on: 9th Aug 2017

Revision of the Patent Examination Guidelines in China

by Dan SHI, Chinese Patent Attorney
The State Intellectual Property Office (SIPO) of China recently issued Decision of the Revision to “Guidelines of Patent Examination” (“the Guidelines”). The Revision to the Guidelines (“the Revision”) will take effect from 1 April 2017.
Published on: 29th March 2017



Conference on Implementation of the Nagoya Protocol and ABS

Participation of Gabrielle FAURE-ANDRE in the "Nagoya Protocol Conference and ABS (access and benefit-sharing): what impact on your supply of plant resources for plant variety selection, acquisition or development?" organized by Vegepolys

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Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) - 2018 Rankings

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine has published the results of its annual survey, which identifies the best patent and trademark practitioners around the world. Once again, REGIMBEAU has been ranked in the top French firms in the “Trademark Prosecution”.
Published on: 16th March 2018