Category: Spain

Language Dispute Disrupts Efforts to Agree Common EU Patent System

European ministers are struggling to reach an agreement on establishing a common EU patent system aimed at cutting registration costs significantly for European businesses. Ministers have agreed to establish a new European Patent Court but the language in which patents should be submitted and granted is currently a bone of contention.

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European Patent Applications

European Patent application may be filed at the European Patent Office in English and can designate any of thirty states which are party to the European Patent system.

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Registered Designs intro

Registered Designs are often rather unfairly treated as the poor cousin of Patents. Whilst patents protect inventions designs protect, for want of a better answer,

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