Foreign patents protecting COVID-19 treatments may stall efforts to protect citizens, says Mark Engelman of Hardwicke chambers.
The UK government’s indemnifying of ventilator manufacturers is a smart solution to potential licensing obstacles, says Andrew Pitts of Mewburn Ellis.
Pressure is building on IP owners to offer up access to technology that could help fight COVID-19. Rory O'Neill looks at some of the implications for the patent system.
New legislation has been enacted to help in the efforts to deal with the COVID-19 outbreak, as Daphne Lainson and Nancy Pei of Smart & Biggar report.
Jonathan Tietz, Jason Mock, and Kristel Schorr of Foley & Lardner offer their thoughts on patent procurement and licensing for COVID-19-related technologies.
Richard Fawcett, senior associate at Powell Gilbert, outlines why the UK patent system poses no obstacle to the UK government’s rallying call for ventilator production amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The search for clarity goes on as Broad gears up for another set of legal challenges, as Claire Irvine, partner at HGF, explains.
Ahead of the Global IP Exchange Europe on March 9-11 in Berlin, the event’s organisers surveyed senior executives to find out their IP, patent, trademark, and brand protection investment priorities for the next 6-12 months.
Secondary medical use case trends and research exemptions are just two issues set to be discussed at C5’s 12th Pharma & Biotech Patent Litigation meeting, on February 25–26 in Amsterdam.
Ahead of the IQPC - Life Science IP conference in London, Kevin Mooney, chairman of the rules and procedure committee at the UPC, answers pressing questions on the IP landscape post-Brexit and the future of the Europe-wide patents court project.