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Hungary’s Participation in the Unitary Patent Package on Hold following Decision of the Hungarian Constitutional Court In 2017 the Hungarian Government requested that the Hungarian Constitutional Court provide an opinion as to whether the...
July 2018
UK trade mark applications We are pleased to report that Beck Greener continues to climb the table of the Top 100 UK Trade Mark Filers, shooting...
July 2018
EPO Fee Changes from 1 April 2018 A number of changes to the EPO fees came into force on 1 April 2018. The key changes are summarised below. Expansion of...
June 2018
The Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulations 2018 The UK Trade Secrets (Enforcement, etc.) Regulation 2018 (“Regulation”) entered into force in the UK on 9 June 2018...
June 2018
US Patent Law 101 – Could Berkheimer be the answer to patent eligibility? The Alice/Mayo test for patent eligibility of US patents and applications has been a cause for concern in recent years...
June 2018
International Designs On Wednesday 13 June 2018, the Geneva Act 1999 of the Hague Agreement on International Design Protection has come into...
June 2018
STEM: Branching Out Project Flourishing with Award Shortlisting We are delighted to announce that our "STEM: Branching Out" project has been shortlisted for the Heart of the City...
May 2018
The Impact of STEM: Branching Out – a study by STEM Learning UK As part of our STEM: Branching Out project, Beck Greener fee-earners work with our community partner, STEM Learning UK...
May 2018
The Unitary Patent Package – What you need to know – UPDATE May 2018 The European patent system is shortly to undergo its biggest change in 40 years, with the launch of the Unitary Patent...
May 2018
UK ratifies Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement On the 26 April 2018, the UK completed ratification of the UPC Agreement, to set up a court for the enforcement of...
April 2018

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