• Three Keys

    Markush structures:
    Opportunities and risks


    Peter Blasi, CAS, investigates the pros and cons of scientific patents, specifically thinking about Markush structures and their complications under patent law.

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    IP Searching

    Times are a changing: Dealing with patents in Argentina

    Mingo Palacio, Palacio & Asociados, considers patent law in Argentina in accordance with the Paris Agreement and talks in depth about the way times are changing in relation to patent filing in the country.



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    Competition and IP

    “Neither Alpha nor Numeric.” -
    What a pain in the ASCII!

    Michelle Brooks, Harbor Consulting IP Services, Inc., here analyzes
    Sequence Listing preparation by discussing the importance of accurate completion in an ASCII formatted text file, and thus how to successfully perform this task.

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  • IP Searching

    The Eurasian umbrella or Russia

    Denis Ashikhin, Gorodissky & Partners, compares the national and regional patent protection policies and tools in Russia and the Eurasian Economic Union respectively.


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    Federal Circuit

    Two apples do not ensure two bites: PTAB’s discretion on institution

    Kenneth R. Adamo, Eugene Goryunov and Brian A. Verbus from Kirkland & Ellis give an in-depth analysis of 35 U.S.C. 314(a) by looking into the case of General Plastic Industrial Co., Ltd. v. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha.


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    Welcome to age of intrapreneur

    Improved Canadian pharma patent rights: patent and design law upgrades in the pipeline

    Noel Courage, Bereskin & Parr, examines the amended Canadian law affecting pharmaceutical patents. Noel looks in detail at the revisions made and the pending changes to patent and design law.

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  • Knowledge Share

    SPCs based on functional claims

    Dimitar Batakliev, Associate, PETOSEVIC, investigates supplementary protection certificates by considering the judgment in by the SAC on the product ‘Denosumab’.


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    Computer

    Study on foreign-related intellectual property cases in Guangdong Province

    Dr. Xiuping OU, Jiaquan IP Law, investigates intellectual property law in the Guangdong Province, specifically considering applications, features, and landmark cases.


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    Federal Circuit

    Cover Story: Global considerations for PCT applications in the field of computer science

    Thomas L. Lederer, Dennemeyer & Associates S.A., discusses the complexities of patent applications in the field of computer science, thinking specifically about a selection of specific jurisdictions.

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