Filing/Prosecution and Patentshttp://www.managingip.com/RSS.aspx?FeedID=2910©2019 Managing Intellectual Property60Filing/Prosecution and PatentsIn-house roundup: Simulations should be patentable; procedure rules may restrict appeals; trade secrets after Alice; Medicines Patent Pool interviewManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3898139/In-house-roundup-Simulations-should-be-patentable-procedure-rules-may-restrict-appeals-trade-secrets.htmlThu, 10 Oct 2019 13:00:00 GMTHighlights from the European Patent Forum in MunichFRAND, litigation, managing strong departments and AI emerged as key talking points at this year’s European Patent Forum in Munichhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3897629/Highlights-from-the-European-Patent-Forum-in-Munich.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2019 14:00:00 GMTEPO Boards of Appeal president: independence ‘necessity, not personal privilege’Carl Josefsson explains what is being done to ensure the boards’ independence and says new rules of procedure can help reduce the “untenable” backloghttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3897624/EPO-Boards-of-Appeal-president-independence-necessity-not-personal-privilege.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2019 13:30:00 GMTFederal Circuit decision highlights importance of design patent titlesLawyers say Curver Luxembourg v Home Expressions emphasises the need to be thoughtful when choosing and amending design patent titles and claimshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3897582/Federal-Circuit-decision-highlights-importance-of-design-patent-titles.htmlMon, 07 Oct 2019 08:45:00 GMTIn-house roundup: UK Labour forced licensing plan 'disastrous'; improved expertise needed for IoT filing; tech firms engage open source conformance; China enforcement tipsManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3897269/In-house-roundup-UK-Labour-forced-licensing-plan-disastrous-improved-expertise-needed-for-IoT-filing.htmlThu, 03 Oct 2019 17:00:00 GMTEPO Boards of Appeal chief: revised rules will increase workloadIn an exclusive interview with Managing IP, Carl Josefsson discusses the revised rules of procedure and addresses independence concernshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3896944/EPO-Boards-of-Appeal-chief-revised-rules-will-increase-workload.htmlWed, 02 Oct 2019 12:45:00 GMTFrom trolls to dream teams: Patent Forum key takeawaysBlockchain, EU-wide enforcement, and the inner workings of in-house were just some of the key themes discussed at the European Patent Forum 2019 in Parishttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3896309/From-trolls-to-dream-teams-Patent-Forum-key-takeaways.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2019 09:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: AT&T chief sets sights on world IP alliance; Denmark 'perfect solution' for second medical use; top tips on in-house teamsManaging IP ties together the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3896284/In-house-roundup-AT-T-chief-sets-sights-on-world-IP-alliance-Denmark-perfect-solution-for-second.htmlFri, 27 Sep 2019 09:15:00 GMTAndrei Iancu interview: ‘We must drive real change’In an interview, director of the USPTO Andrei Iancu reflects on patent legislation, AI, marijuana and diversity in IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3895260/Andrei-Iancu-interview-We-must-drive-real-change.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: How Ocado integrated IP into its workflows; UCB interview; AIPPI Pharma Day roundupManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis on patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3895096/In-house-roundup-How-Ocado-integrated-IP-into-its-workflows-UCB-interview-AIPPI-Pharma-Day-roundup.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2019 12:15:00 GMTAnna Holmberg: we need to increase equality and diversity in IPAnna Holmberg, manager of The Vera Project at the Center for Intellectual Property, spoke at this year’s Corporate IP Strategy Summit about tackling unconscious bias and giving women better opportunities in IPhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3894941/Anna-Holmberg-we-need-to-increase-equality-and-diversity-in-IP.htmlFri, 20 Sep 2019 09:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Poll: most businesses want unitary SPCs; telecoms and automotive debate FRAND; InterDigital CEO reveals Lenovo dispute detailsManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis on patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3893849/In-house-roundup-Poll-most-businesses-want-unitary-SPCs-telecoms-and-automotive-debate-FRAND.htmlThu, 12 Sep 2019 12:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Poll shows UPC attractive without UK; generics support European SPC system; antibody case law better in US than EuropeManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3892652/In-house-roundup-Poll-shows-UPC-attractive-without-UK-generics-support-European-SPC-system-antibody.htmlThu, 05 Sep 2019 14:00:00 GMTUKIPO: UPC before Brexit ‘no longer possible’The UK has said that the UPC cannot come into operation before Brexit in October, as industry experts warn that the long-held plan risks losing momentum altogetherhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3891533/UKIPO-UPC-before-Brexit-no-longer-possible.htmlFri, 30 Aug 2019 10:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: SPC waiver backed by some innovators; car companies want design patents for AVs; counsel and academic reactions to AI inventorshipManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis of patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3891474/In-house-roundup-SPC-waiver-backed-by-some-innovators-car-companies-want-design-patents-for-AVs.htmlThu, 29 Aug 2019 17:15:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Businesses unfazed by German UPC hesitationManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis on patent-focused businesses and their IP strategieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3890263/In-house-roundup-Businesses-unfazed-by-German-UPC-hesitation.htmlThu, 22 Aug 2019 10:45:00 GMTOil and gas digitalisation: overcoming §101 to obtain valuable patentsThrough strategic claim drafting, oil and gas companies can overcome Section 101 and obtain patents covering digital technologies and AI, say Charles Collins-Chase, Jennifer Roscetti and Paul Townsend of Finneganhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3889370/Oil-and-gas-digitalisation-overcoming-101-to-obtain-valuable-patents.htmlFri, 16 Aug 2019 11:30:00 GMTIn-house roundup: better licences wanted for open standards; how financial firms monetise patentsManaging IP rounds up news and analysis on patent-focused businesses and their patent strategieshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3889184/In-house-roundup-better-licences-wanted-for-open-standards-how-financial-firms-monetise-patents.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2019 14:00:00 GMTIP STARS 2020 research and webinarIP STARS will start accepting firm submissions and scheduling research interviews from September 2 2019. Register for the research and webinar to find out morehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3889098/IP-STARS-2020-research-and-webinar.htmlThu, 15 Aug 2019 08:15:00 GMTPPH: diverging opinions at the USPTO and EPOLawyers tell Managing IP that because of different approaches by the offices, plus some examiners’ tendency to take less notice of previous results, the PPH programme is not always beneficialhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888910/PPH-diverging-opinions-at-the-USPTO-and-EPO.htmlWed, 14 Aug 2019 10:15:00 GMTManaging IP survey: SPC frameworkManaging IP is seeking views from in-house counsel at pharma and biotech companies on the state of the SPC framework in Europe; including Article 3a, the waiver and unitary SPCshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888550/Managing-IP-survey-SPC-framework.htmlMon, 12 Aug 2019 12:15:00 GMTIn-house roundup: FRAND divergence stifles strategies; Judges say Section 101 tough to get right; ITC offers unique enforcement pathwayManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3888050/In-house-roundup-FRAND-divergence-stifles-strategies-Judges-say-Section-101-tough-to-get-right-ITC.htmlThu, 08 Aug 2019 13:00:00 GMTWho run the (IP) world?In-house counsel tell Managing IP about the challenges and advantages for women in IP, with one offering a startling prediction that in five to 10 years, nearly all IP directors will be womenhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3887407/Who-run-the-IP-world.htmlMon, 05 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: How to manage AI applications; pharma unconcerned by NHS provision; fintech embraces open sourceManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3886987/In-house-roundup-How-to-manage-AI-applications-pharma-unconcerned-by-NHS-provision-fintech-embraces.htmlFri, 02 Aug 2019 10:00:00 GMTHow to empower young IP lawyers to be leadersNicola Dagg, Daniel Lim and Katie Coltart of Kirkland & Ellis consider the modern challenges firms face to develop and retain young, talented lawyers and the all-round benefits of an empowering working culturehttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3885312/How-to-empower-young-IP-lawyers-to-be-leaders.htmlWed, 31 Jul 2019 09:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: Tech convergence set to drive automotive open source acceptance; Section 101 not stopping patentingManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3885740/In-house-roundup-Tech-convergence-set-to-drive-automotive-open-source-acceptance-Section-101-not.htmlFri, 26 Jul 2019 10:00:00 GMTEPO exam results: why the UK tops the classAs data reveals that German and French attorneys lag behind their UK counterparts on the tests for appearing at the EPO, Managing IP asks why the UK leads the fieldhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3885597/EPO-exam-results-why-the-UK-tops-the-class.htmlThu, 25 Jul 2019 15:15:00 GMTA preview of this year’s IP Corporate Strategy SummitNigel Swycher, CEO of patent analysis software company Cipher, looks ahead to the IP Corporate Strategy Summit 2019http://www.managingip.com/Article/3885068/A-preview-of-this-years-IP-Corporate-Strategy-Summit.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2019 17:45:00 GMTCanada’s new patent rules analysedSome of Canada’s changes to its patent law will have a big impact on companies’ strategies, according to lawyers, but it’s “business as usual” for nowhttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3884977/Canadas-new-patent-rules-analysed.htmlMon, 22 Jul 2019 11:00:00 GMTIn-house roundup: EPO Strategic Plan reactions; Amazon enforcement system caution; considered injunctions wanted; CAR-T patenting conundrumsManaging IP rounds up the latest news and analysis from patent-focused businesseshttp://www.managingip.com/Article/3884385/In-house-roundup-EPO-Strategic-Plan-reactions-Amazon-enforcement-system-caution-considered.htmlThu, 18 Jul 2019 12:00:00 GMT