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EPO decision T 2963/19: A reasonable expectation of success

The European Patent Office (EPO) has a growing body of case law relating to the significance of clinical trial protocols when assessing novelty and inventive step The latest in this line of read more…

Number of UK trade mark disputes more than doubles to record high as Brexit triggers intellectual property battles

Data provided by Mathys & Squire has featured in an article by The Times, Tech Register and City AM highlighting a surge in trade mark oppositions following Brexit An extended version of read more…

European Patent Office proposes to abolish the ’10-day rule’

Users of the European patent system will be familiar with the European Patent Office’s (EPO) ’10-day rule’ This is a legal fiction under which official communications from the EPO are normally read more…



Mathys & Squire will be at INTA 2022!

Mathys & Squire will be attending INTA 2022, which will take place between 30th April – 4th May in Washington, DC Our team, comprising Margaret Arnott, Chris Hamer, Gary Johnston, Andreas read more…


Masterclass: UPC decision making with example case studies

When: Thursday 21 April 2022 | 18:00 – 18:45 (BST) Speakers: Christopher Hamer and Andreas Wietzke Register here The advent of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) and with it the option read more…


Webinar: Navigating the New EU Unitary Patent System and Unified Patent Court

When: Thursday 31 March 2022 | 6:00 – 7:30 (GMT) Speakers: Hazel Ford and Leythem Wall Register here (early registration discount deadline Friday 4 March) The Unitary Patent System read more…