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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
Are broad antibody claims under attack in the US? The US Patent Office recently issued a Memorandum following the decision by the US Court of Appeals in the case of...
April 2018
Vacancy - Trainee Patent Attorney (Physics/Engineering) We have a vacancy for a trainee Patent Attorney (Physics/Engineering). Please click here for further details.
April 2018
Changes at Beck Greener - New Partner Beck Greener is delighted to announce that Dr Catherine Jewell is joining the partnership with effect from 1 April 2018...
April 2018
Beck Greener at INTA 2018 in Seattle, Washington, USA. The Beck Greener Trade Marks Department are delighted to be attending this year’s 140 th International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting, in Seattle, Washington from 19 May until 23 May, 2018.
March 2018
Brexit Draft Agreement – Transition Period to Apply for Intellectual Property Rights A draft agreement on withdrawal of the UK from the European Union has been published this week. The agreement provides...
March 2018
The latest CJEU referral relating to SPCs (1) Sandoz Limited, (2) Hexal AG v (1) G.D. Searle LLC, (2) Janssen Sciences Ireland UC This decision from the UK Court...
March 2018
Beck Greener Wins CITMA Charity Quiz A Beck Greener quiz team has recently taken part in the annual CITMA quiz. The team came first out of the twenty-two...
March 2018
Cambodia becomes 4th EPO Validation State From 1 March 2018, it will be possible to validate European patents in Cambodia (KH). Cambodia will be the first Asian...
March 2018
Changes to EPO Examination - No Third Chances? The European Patent Office (EPO) has recently been given the power to issue a summons to oral proceedings in place of a first examination report – and we are already seeing examiners using it. This article summarises some of the likely dangers of this change and what applicants can do differently in order to avoid being caught out.
February 2018

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