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REGIMBEAU IP Newsletter N° 30
23th June 2020

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A conflict? A relational difficulty? Think mediation!

Frédérique FAIVRE PETIT, Partner, French Patent Attorney & European Patent Attorney
Faivre-Petit_search.jpg Are you an entrepreneur, a head of service, a project coordinator? You need to dedicate yourself to the recovery and development of your activity. You do not have enough time available to settle conflicts, disputes or litigations, more or less important, potential or occurring as a part of your activities. You wish to avoid initiating a legal action.
Published on: 22th Jun 2020

G3/19: Products exclusively obtained by an essentially biological method finally excluded from patentability

Philippe BESSIERE, French & European Patent Attorney
BESSIERE_SEARCH.jpg G3/19 concerns a referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal by the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) following decision T1063/18 (Pepper) by a Board of Appeal which concluded that Rule 28 (2) EPC, prohibiting the grant of a European patent for plants obtained exclusively by an essentially biological process, was in conflict with the previous interpretation of Article 53 (c) EPC by the Enlarged Board of Appeal in decisions G 2/12 and G 2/13 (Brocoli / Tomato).
Published on: 3rd Jun 2020

International Model: 1 registration for 74 territories

Caroline HUGUET, French and European Trademark and Design Attorney
0743-C.HUGUET.jpg Designs, reflecting quality and commitment to innovation have become the new weapon of business competition, even becoming, at times, a means of identification in the same way as a trademark. Their role in the economics of numerous companies has become highly important and therefore, protection should not be overlooked.
Published on: 25th May 2020

EPO extends possibility of oral proceedings by videoconference to opposition proceedings

By Jerôme COLLIN, Partner, French & European Patent Attorney.
Collin_search.jpg It has been possible to hold oral proceedings by videoconference at the EPO since 1998. This has opened an interesting possibility for applicants and their representatives, allowing applicants to attend the oral proceedings without having to travel to the premises of the EPO. Regimbeau has been using this possibility routinely for years.
Published on: 30th April 2020

IP management in times of crisis: what priorities? REGIMBEAU by your side during this critical period of COVID 19

In this period of global health crisis, REGIMBEAU remains your partner in all areas that make up its core business: industrial and intellectual property, new technologies law, data protection ...
Published on: 20th April 2020

Personal Data and "Covid-19 Alert"

By Aleksandra THÉLOT, Intellectual Property Lawyer
THELOT_SEARCH.png In a press release available on the CNIL website (click on the image), the French Commission recalls the legal basis which allowed the “Covid-19 Alert” text message to be sent to French citizens on March 17th.
Published on: 25th March 2020

Unified Patent Court - the German federal Constitutional court has finally issued its decision regarding the ratification process in Germany

By Sylvain THIVILLIER Partner and French & European Patent Attorney and Henri BOURGEOIS, French & European Patent Attorney.
On Friday March 20, 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court issued its decision relating to the appeal filed against the German Act of Approval of the Unified Patent Court (“UPC”), and ruled that the vote at the German Parliament in favour of the ratification was not valid.
Published on: 23th March 2020



Webinar: Intellectual Property - When the Covid crisis turns into an opportunity

Interventions of Barbara CASADEWALL and Marc LEVIEILS in Mabdesign’s webinar “Intellectual Property - When the Covid crisis turns into an opportunity”.

Press releases

COVID-19: continuity of service and news from our IP Offices

Published on: 29th Jun 2020


Find all the articles written by our teams on the PACTE law.
Published on: 19th Jun 2020

Who's Who 2020: Survey results

Who’s Who Legal has published the results of its 2020 survey that identifies the preeminent IP practitioners around the world. REGIMBEAU is pleased to announce that Jérôme COLLIN has been recognised in the “Patents” category and Evelyne ROUX in the “Trademarks” category.
Published on: 19th Jun 2020

Financial Times - 2020 Ranking

REGIMBEAU is ranked among the recommended IP firms in France by the Financial Times magazine and Statistica in the Biotechnology & Food, Chemistry & Pharmaceuticals, Electrical Engineering, IT & Software, Mechanical Engineering categories.
Published on: 18th Jun 2020

2020 Edition: WTR 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals

The World Trademark Review (WTR) has published the results of its “WTR 1000 The world’s Leading Trademark Professionals” survey, identifying the best trademark practitioners around the world. REGIMBEAU is ranked among the top French firms. Evelyne ROUX, Partner, is particularly recognized as a leading expert in copyright, domain name and design law, as well as trademarks.
Published on: 4th Jun 2020

IP STARS 2020 Ranking

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine has published the results of its annual survey, which identifies the best trademark practitioners around the world. Once again in 2020, REGIMBEAU has been ranked in the top tear firms in France for the “Trademark Prosecution” category.
While waiting for the 2020 ranking in the “Patent Prosecution” category, we remind you that REGIMBEAU was also ranked in the top tear firms in France for this category in 2019.
Published on: 13th May 2020

IP Stars 2020 - Managing Intellectual Property

For the seventh year running Evelyne ROUX, Jean-Robert CALLON DE LAMARCK and Jérôme COLLIN, Partners, have received the “IP Stars” Award. This award, from the Managing Intellectual Property magazine, is based on the recommendations of IP professionals and clients.

Let us take this opportunity to once again congratulate our "IP Rising Stars" distinguished at the end of 2019: Cécile PUECH, Anne SEIBEL et Matthieu OBJOIS.
Published on: 13th May 2020

JUVE Patent – 2020 Rankings

JUVE Patent, a recognized platform specialized in the European patent market, has published its annual rankings, identifying the best Patent law firms in Europe. REGIMBEAU is ranked in the “recommended patent firms” for the Patent filing category.

Stéphanie CELAIRE and Emmanuelle LEVY have been named in the "Recommended individuals" category for their technical specialty in "Chemistry, Pharma and biotechnology" and Jérôme COLLIN in the field "Digital communication and computer technology, Medical technology".
Published on: 30th April 2020

Regimbeau, IP partner of Medicen

Medicen, the Healthtech Innovation Hub in Ile de France, launches the Partners Club by bringing together consulting firms. Regimbeau joins the Club as an Intellectual Property Partner and offers its expertise to start-up and SMEs supported by Medicen.

Barbara CASADEWALL, Partner in the Life Sciences Department, recalls some of the fundamental values that make Regimbeau so strong: “We help our clients make their projects valuable. We support them in defining and implementing an Intellectual Property strategy in France, Europe, and worldwide. We ensure that we build privileged relationships with our clients, based on trust.”

Barbara salutes this Club: “It is a new and original partnership between complementary expertise enabling us to efficiently address Hub-member start-up and SMEs’ needs. We are looking forward to building this 2.0 support program with MEDICEN and the other partners.”
Published on: 23th April 2020
REGIMBEAU Industrial Property Law Firm has supported public and private sector companies and project owners for more than 85 years in protecting, developing, defending and strengthening their  innovations (patents, trademarks, designs and models).