In order to be inventive, an invention should not be obvious to a person skilled in the art. The term “obvious” is, in turn, typically defined by evaluating whether a particular development is to be seen as a part of the expected progress of the relevant technology, or whether it could be considered unexpected.
Since April 2020 all oral proceedings in examination have been held, and will continue to be held, by videoconference unless the applicant provides serious reasons why the proceedings should be held at the EPO premises.
As a U.S. Patent Trainee you would be joining our US Team with the goal of becoming a registered U.S. Patent Agent. A Patent Agent assists innovative companies in obtaining protection for their inventions around the world.
We are happy to announce the launching of our webpages in Swedish. Please check the pages for useful information not only on our company but also on IP rights, based a series of articles prepared by our experts.
Our aim at Laine IP Oy Legal services is to act in a timely manner and even proactively to provide the best service options to our clients. Our legal team actively serves its clients in IPR -related contract matters. In addition, our legal services cover a wide range of dispute resolution services.
No need this year to gather travel documents and travel for a minimum of 15 hours from Helsinki across five time zones to Hangzhou in China. AIPPI World Congress 2020 has been held entirely online and for members of AIPPI, free of charge.
Business Essentials for Scientists (BES) (2 ECTS) is a course aimed at doctoral students at University of Turku and Åbo Akademi University. After the course the doctoral student has a basic understanding of business development and commercialisation in the academia.
Laine IP Oy (Laine IP) has had an internal U.S. Team, located in Helsinki, to handle U.S. patent and trademark prosecution since 2010. The close collaboration of the U.S. Team with our other experts is a key component in securing the strongest global Intellectual Property (IP) rights for its clients.
Since 2011, prioritized examination has been available for U.S. patent applications via the Track One pilot program. Now, the newly announced Fast-Track Appeals program provides the opportunity to request …