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James Nurton

Managing IP's latest supplement includes articles on the UPC, Brexit, SPCs, website blocking, EPO amendments, the new Spanish Patent Law and the Digital Single Market

Europe17 cover 200The 2017 edition of the Europe IP Focus covers many topical issues in the EU as well as individual countries, and is published as major changes - including the launch of the UPC, the creation of the Digital Single Market and Brexit - are set to have an impact on IP law, policy and practice.

To introduce the Focus, we have an interview with Nathan Wajsman of the EU Observatory on Infringements of IP Rights about its latest research and data on counterfeiting in different industries, and an article on Early Certainty from Opposition contributed by the EPO.

The remaining articles are contributed by our sponsors. All are free to read. They cover:

  • UPC opt-out strategies
  • EPO amendments
  • Brexit implications
  • IP litigation in the UK
  • How Romania has applied Seattle Genetics
  • The new Spanish Patent Law
  • Website blocking rulings
  • Copyright and the Digital Single Market
  • Passing off in Russia
  • CJEU rulings on SPCs

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    Nathan Wajsman
    View the full contents here. Subscribers will also receive hard copies of the Focus with their May issue of Managing Intellectual Property.

    For more information on sponsorship or to obtain extra copies, please contact Nick Heath.



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