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Patent Box. Using Patents to Reduce Tax Rates UK and European patents provide legal protection for products, but from 2013 they may also provide a reduction in corporation tax on worldwide profits from those products.
March 2013
The Battle of the Shower Cleansers How to keep the costs of a court dispute under control.
March 2013
Best Practice Guide Guidelines to Avoiding Difficulties at the European Patent Office Applications being prepared for filing in national...
March 2013
Samsung Make Apple Crumble Lessons to be learned from a famous registered design dispute.
March 2013
Computer Programs and Computer Implemented Inventions Patentable Subject-Matter in the UK?
March 2013
Patent Attorneys off the hook It is the infringer who has to prove the patent was not framed with reasonable skill and knowledge.
March 2013
Responding to Written Opinions at the European Patent Office Search reports prepared on European patent applications include an accompanying written opinion, to which a response is required.
March 2013
Are Software Inventions Patentable? The laws governing the patentability of computer programs vary from country to country and are often misquoted or misunderstood. This article considers whether computer programs can be patented in Europe.
March 2013
How a Patentee can Protect the Right to claim Damages for Infringement A patent gives the patentee the right to sue for infringement if others enter the market with an invention similar to that protected by the patent.
March 2013
The Format for Medical Use Claims at the European Patent Office The European Patent Convention includes provisions against patenting of medical methods.
March 2013

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