Our Folke Johansson shares in a blog post his experience about his first oral proceedings before the Examining Division at the EPO, done by video conferencing.
The Finnish Patent and Registration Office (PRH) and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) have agreed to launch a joint Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Programme to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications at both offices.
How to obtain a valuable patent? Our IP experts Folke Johansson and Tomi Konkonen highlight some important elements you should focus on in order to get a good patent application, and a valuable patent.
We encourage our customers to utilize the PPH pilot programme to benefit from the accelerated Eurasian patent application examination.
The European Patent Office (EPO) and the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) have agreed to launch a joint Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) pilot programme to enable work-sharing and accelerated treatment of patent applications at both offices. The agreement was signed on 27 April 2017.
According to the Memorandum, pilot PPH-Mottainai and PCT-PPH bilateral programs between the EPO and Rospatent will begin during 2017. No further details have been made public yet.
Kindly note that our Helsinki head office will be closed for the Easter weekend
A reference to the Republic of Moldova as a validation state has been included in the EPO's request for grant form and in the in the Euro-PCT filing form.
As Moldova is no longer party to the Eurasian Patent Convention
Our patent attorney, Dr Satu Lehesranta, has successfully passed the demanding European Qualifying Examination (EQE) which is a requirement for attaining the qualification as a European patent attorney.
Our patent attorney, Mr. Anssi Tullila, has passed the demanding European Qualifying Examination (EQE)
Patent and trademark agency Papula-Nevinpat continues to expand its international operations by opening an office in Munich, Germany, on 1 January 2012.
The European Patent Office and The Federal Service for Intellectual Property on November 17th launched a joint project