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.
Best Practice Guide Guidelines to Avoiding Difficulties at the European Patent Office Applications being prepared for filing in national...
Patent Attorneys off the hook It is the infringer who has to prove the patent was not framed with reasonable skill and knowledge.
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.
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.
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.
The Format for Medical Use Claims at the European Patent Office The European Patent Convention includes provisions against patenting of medical methods.