Patent Review of the Year

Bristows’ Patent Review of the Year reports on important decisions from both the High Court and the Court of Appeal, particularly with regards to the law of obviousness and certain procedural issues.

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Download Bristows’ Patent Review of the Year 2018.

 

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Other publications


  • Data Protection Top 10

    We introduced our data protection publication in the lead up to, and following the GDPR.

  • Biotech Review of the Year

    Bristows' Biotech Review of the Year is an overview of some of the recent key developments in this sector. From antibodies and the patentability of human genes to the transparency of data in clinical trials, we take a look at the issues critical to those in the biotech industry.

  • Brands Review of the Year

    Bristows' Brands Review of the Year comments on the harmonised nature of European trade mark law, together with the automatic right of appeal from OHIM to the Court of Justice of the European Union (the CJEU).

  • Designs & Copyright Review of the Year

    Bristows' Designs and Copyright Review of the Year reports on developments in copyright law and design rights.

  • IP Licensing Handbook

    Although not a substitute for professional advice, the IP Licensing Handbook contains practical guidance and is intended to provide an outline of the main issues that should be considered before entering into a licence agreement under English or Scots law.