Three European Patent Attorneys of Laine IP, Mirja Matilainen, Jarkko Tiilikainen and Kaisa Suominen now have the right to represent clients before the new Unified Patent Court (UPC), which will start functioning on 1.6.2023.
In the third part of our series “IPR easily” you’ll learn about terms relating to time. What is a priority? What do you do if your application is deemed withdrawn? Find out here.
In the next part of our series IPR easily you’ll learn about the people in the field. What’s the difference between applicant and proprietor? What does an appellant do?
We are pleased to announce that our trademark group has been praised in the latest edition of WTR 1000: “The group is esteemed for its “swift, practical and solution-oriented” approach, with seasoned attorneys Tom-Erik Hagelberg and Joose Kilpimaa keeping a long-list of illustrious patrons and taking the lead on some of the firm’s largest portfolios.… Read more »
We are pleased to announce that Mark Scott has been appointed as the new Manager of the US IP Team, effective 01 February 2023.
Oath, TM, priority, power of attorney… Do you feel dizzy when reading about intellectual property rights (IPR)? Our new series “IPR made easy” comes to rescue! It is also so concise that you will not feel dizzy.
Happy New Year to all! In 2023, Laine IP’s US Team expects its 500th US Patent amongst its offerings of US IP Legal Services.
We thank all our clients for the past year and wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year 2023!
Effective December 3, 2022, U.S. trademark applicants will have now have a 3-month period vs. the current 6-month period to respond to the majority of pre-registration U.S. Office Actions. Post-registration deadlines will be similarly reduced to 3 months starting October 7, 2023.