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Regeneron v Kymab: Supreme Court reins in Regeneron patents (the mice bite back)

The Supreme Court judgment (24 June 2020) sends a clear “no” Brexit message to any big pharma contemplating corporate muscle-flexing of excessively broad patent claims This ruling overturned the read more…

Financial Times recommends Mathys & Squire in 2020 edition of Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms report

For a second year, Mathys & Squire has been ranked as a leading European patent firm as part of the Financial Times’ report: Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2020 Based on read more…

CJEU rules that technical designs may be eligible for copyright protection

The CJEU has ruled that the shape of technical designs may be eligible for copyright protection, even if the shape is partially dictated by technical function This ruling, issued on 11 June 2020, read more…

IAM Patent 1000 recommends Mathys & Squire in its latest directory for leading patent professionals

The 2020 edition of IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals has been launched and Mathys & Squire is delighted to feature as a recommended firm once again In addition to our read more…

Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal 2020 – a stricter approach for amendments to appeal cases

The EPO’s new Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) came into force on 1 January 2020 Following on from our previous review examining recent case law decisions relating to changes read more…

Achieving net-zero carbon emissions with electric vehicles and charging points

In this article for Open Access Government, Mathys & Squire managing associate Andrew White argues that widespread adoption of electric vehicles is key to achieving net-zero carbon read more…

Transferred SEPs: Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf rules on binding effect of FRAND declaration and existing licence agreements

In the ruling of the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court (2 U 31/16), the limitations of the scope of protection of an SEP arising from a FRAND declaration, as well as existing licence agreements in read more…

Managing sensitive information and valuable IP

As employers contemplate the grim possibility that redundancies might be unavoidable during this time of uncertainty, the rigorous governance of commercially sensitive secret information and read more…

Tiny AI: the next big thing in intellectual property?

In this article for Compare the Cloud, Mathys & Squire partner Ilya Kazi discusses the improved energy efficiency of Tiny AI, as well as the commercial benefit for companies in capitalising on read more…

Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe clarifies obligations of SEP holders and users in light of CJEU decision in Huawei v ZTE

Since the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)’s decision in the case of Huawei v ZTE (July 2015) regarding competition law implications for FRAND-based standard essential patents (SEPs), read more…

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