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Getting The Deal Through: Automotive 2021

For the fifth time, we have collaborated with Lexology to publish Getting the Deal Through: Automotive, our market overview of key issues in the automotive industry covering 19 countries....

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Essentially derived varieties: critical concept for protecting plant varieties or chilling effect on innovation?
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The advent of genome editing techniques in recent years is transforming plant breeding by substantially reducing the cost and development time of producing new plant varieties. The...

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Podcast: Talking the cure

Our team is always thinking about how to conquer and foresee the most significant industry issues facing our clients. Over the next year, we will touch on cutting-edge topics such as...

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Post-Arthrex USPTO interim process creates new options for director review, but parties must act quickly

On June 21, 2021, the Supreme Court handed down a highly-anticipated decision in United States v. Arthrex, Inc., finding that Administrative Patent Judges (“APJs”)—the...

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Brexit: UK consults industry on future exhaustion of rights regime
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The UK government has published a consultation on the UK’s future regime for exhaustion of intellectual property rights post-Brexit. It is consulting on a number of options,...

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China launches test run of its new patent linkage registration platform: what you need to know

Following amendments to China's Patent Law in October 2020, China will shortly launch a new patent linkage system for pharmaceutical patents. In order to use the system, holders...

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Biden Administration supports waiver of WTO IP rights for COVID-19: Next steps for innovators

On 5 May 2021, U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai announced that the Biden Administration would support India and South Africa’s request for a World Trade Organization (WTO)...

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German Bundestag adopts IT Security Act 2.0 – update for companies

The German Bundestag adopted the IT Security Act 2.0 (IT-Sicherheitsgesetz 2.0 – "IT-SiG 2.0") on 23 April 2021. On 7 May, the draft IT-SiG 2.0 has now also been endorsed in ...

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Highlights of China’s Supreme Court’s new Interpretation on punitive damages in IP cases

The new Interpretation provides flesh to the bare bones of the provisions on punitive damages contained in China’s specific IP laws, which largely omit details on their specific...

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