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EPO Enlarged Board issues order in G 1/21

By a press release earlier today, the Enlarged Board announced its decision on the compatibility of oral proceedings by videoconference with the rights of parties under Article 116 EPC, where not read more…

Federal Constitutional Court clears the way for the UPC

Following delays throughout 2020 (see previous article here), on Friday 9 July 2021, the Federal Constitutional Court ruled on two urgent applications against the ratification of the Unified Patent read more…

G 1/21: EPO oral proceedings by videoconference – Enlarged Board rejects further objections of suspected partiality

The widely anticipated European Patent Office (EPO) decision in case G 1/21 has been delayed thus far by ongoing discussions in relation to partiality of the members of the Enlarged Board of Appeal, read more…



Webinar: Walking the line – balancing clinical trial disclosures with sufficiency and inventive step requirements for patentability

When: Thursday 27 May | 18:00 – 19:00 (BST) Speakers: Stephen Garner & Anna Gregson In this webinar, Mathys & Squire partners Stephen Garner and Anna Gregson explore the read more…


World IP Day 2021: Mathys & Squire SME Pitch Day

IP and SMEs: Taking your ideas to market Are you an innovative UK-based SME business With SMEs making up over 99% of all UK businesses and contributing around half of all business read more…


Webinar: Patent drafting for success in Europe

When: Thursday 25 March | 18:00 – 19:00 (GMT) Speakers: Martin MacLean & David Hobson The manner in which a patent application has been drafted will greatly influence the ease read more…