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REGIMBEAU IP Newsletter N° 27
11th April 2019

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Paris
20
JUNE

Regimbeau IP ACADEMY 2019

REGIMBEAU is organising a 5-day training seminar on "European Patents and Designs: The Essentials" for clients and foreign colleagues wishing to acquire a working knowledge of the specificities of patent and design procedures in Europe.
Contributions by Jérôme COLLIN, Sylvain THIVILLIER, Evelyne ROUX, Martine BLOCH-WEILL, Isabelle THILL, Nicolas BOUQUIN, Henri BOURGEOIS, Frédérique DURIEUX, Philippe BESSIERE, Armelle LEONARD, Gabrielle FAURE-ANDRE, Yves DE SAINT-PERN, Caroline HUGUET-BRAUN, Matthieu OBJOIS, Cécile PUECH, Anne SEIBEL, Guillaume SCHWAB.

Publications

FICPI Position on Patent Law Harmonisation

Article co-authored by Jérôme COLLIN, Partner.
Collin_search.jpg FICPI was invited to a recent B+ Sub-Group meeting on 26 September 2018 to present its position on the three main patent law harmonisation topics currently under consideration: grace period, prior user rights, and conflicting applications.
In June, 2018 FICPI passed a resolution on conflicting applications and adopted an extensive position paper on these key harmonisation topics.
This article provides a brief background to FICPI’s consideration of these topics and summarises the positions reached.
Published on: 18th March 2019

Anti-counterfeiting fight : a strengthened and more focused customs strategy

By Anne CHANTELOUP, Intellectual Property Attorney.
CHANTELOUP_SEARCH.jpg On October 1st, the Ministry of Justice and the Director of Criminal Affairs and Pardons sent a document presenting the new strategy of the Directorate General of Customs and Excise (DGCE) in the fight against counterfeiting to judicial authorities.
Published on: 6th March 2019

Trademarks and use: a commentary on the Big Mac case

By Evelyne ROUX, Partner, and Caroline HUGUET-BRAUN, French and European Trademark and Design Attorney.
HUGUETROUX.PNG Everyone is talking about it, but what actually happened? Has the fast food giant, McDonald’s International Property Company Ltd. (“McDonald’s”), really lost its rights to the BIG MAC trademark?
Published on: 26th Feb 2019

Trademarks and ecology: a German VerpackG law on packaging

By Anne CHANTELOUP, Intellectual Property Attorney.
CHANTELOUP_SEARCH.jpg If you launch a new packaged product in Germany, this German packaging law (known as “VerpackG”) – which came into force on January 1st – may apply to you. It ensures the transposition of the European Directive 2015/720 of April 29, 2015 into German law, amending a previous directive to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic bags.
Published on: 26th Feb 2019

What impact will a BREXIT without a withdrawal agreement as of March 30, 2019, have on your supplementary protection certificates?

By Anne BOUTARIC, Partner.
BOUTARIC_SEARCH.jpg UK MPs overwhelmingly rejected the negotiated exit agreement of the EU by 432 votes against 202 on January 15, 2019.
Published on: 11th Feb 2019

SPC

Agenda

Lyon
10
APR

Focus: specifics of US patent law

REGIMBEAU is organizing a conference on "Focus: specifics of US patent law". The debates will be led by the following French Patent Attorneys: Frédérique DURIEUX and Lucile VERNOUX.
Lyon
11
APR

LyonBiopole Training

Contribution by Anne BOUTARIC to a training organized by LyonBiopole.
Tokyo
17
APR

Seminar for AIPPI Japan

Jerome COLLIN, Emmanuelle LEVY and Masahiro TAHARA will deliver a speech in a seminar organized by AIPPI Japan (topic to be confirmed).
Philadelphia
15
MAY

AIPLA Annual meeting

Participation of Isabelle THILL et Sylvain THIVILLIER.
Paris
16
MAY

VivaTech

Participation of Anne-Laure DELEUZE, Cécile PUECH et Antoine BLIN, at VivaTech.
Boston
18
MAY

INTA Annual conference 2019

Participation of Evelyne ROUX, Julie BRUN, Isabelle THILL et Sylvain THIVILLIER.
Washington
23
MAY

UPSTO

Jerome COLLIN member of FICPI Delegation visiting USPTO.
Philadelphia
03
JUNE

BIO International Convention

Participation of Frédérique FAIVRE PETIT, Partner, and of Philippe BESSIERE, French & European Patent Attorney at BIO International Convention.
Troyes
05
JUNE

C.U.R.I.E Congress

Contribution by Marc LEVIEILS, at the C.U.R.I.E Congress on "How to manage the IP of a globe-trotter?".
La Roche sur Yon
07
JUNE

Polytech Nantes

Contribution by Franck DELAMER, at Polytech Nantes, on the RGPD and the telecom regulation
Grenoble
11
JUNE

Forum BIOTechno 2019

Contribution by Aurélia VAVASSEUR at a round table of the Forum BIOTechno 2019.
Tours
24
JUNE

AIS 2019

Contribution by Nicolas BOUQUIN, Senior Associate, French and European Patent Attorney, and Raphaëlle GILLET, French and European Patent Attorney to AIS 2019 congress.
Bordeaux
11
JULY

Immunotherapy Masterclasses

Contribution by Isabelle MARY et de Nicolas BOUQUIN at the Immunotherapy Masterclasses, organized by MabDesign.

Press releases

Décideurs Magazine - 2018 Rankings

“Décideurs – Strategy, Finance, Law” Magazine has published its annual rankings, identifying the best IP law firms in France. REGIMBEAU is once again ranked in the “indispensible” category for “Trademarks & Designs”, “Patents General Classification”, “Physics, Mechanics & Construction Patents”, Chemistry, Biology and Life Sciences Patents” and “Electronics, Telecoms and New Technologies Patents”.
Published on: 21th March 2019

Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) - IP STARS 2019 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, REGIMBEAU has been ranked in the top French firms in the “Trademark Prosecution” category.
Published on: 5th March 2019
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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).