Asia IP Magazine: The unintentional consequences of unintended claims


Asia IP interviewed Papula-Nevinpat’s Irmeli Nokkanen on unintended claims in design patent drawings. An unintended claim in design drawings can mean that the design drawings are not prepared carefully, are not clear and the drawings include e.g. lines which can be interpreted incorrectly.

With unintended claims unintentional consequences can arise.

“The shape of a design is not understood in a correct way. This has an impact, for example, in infringement cases when designs are compared to find out if there is an infringement or not,” said Irmeli Nokkanen, a lawyer and European design and trademark attorney at Papula-Nevinpat in Helsinki.

Read the full article here.


Patent Specialist Irina Annenkova to join Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team

We warmly welcome Patent specialist Irina Annenkova to Papula-Nevinpat’s Chemistry and Process Technology team!

How to perform a technical patent analysis

We look at investigating patents from the technical perspective and introduce Papula-Nevinpat’s partnership with Huld for this kind of work.

Expert Guide 2023: Russia & Ukraine – The new IP landscape

In the latest Expert Guide - Intellectual Property 2023 Papula-Nevinpat's European Trademark Lawyer Riikka Palmos provides some of the answers regarding managing IP rights in Russia and Ukraine.

Unitary patent system to start on 1 June 2023 – 17 countries by a single patent

Germany has on 17 February 2023 ratified the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPC), confirming that the long-awaited unitary patent system will start on 1 June 2023.