16
Mar 2017
Europe

LECTURE ON ART. 14(2) EPC (CORRECTION OF TRANSLATION)

Earlier this week BALDER partner Magnus Stiebe gave a lecture at the University of Barcelona, within the framework of the...
01
Mar 2017
Europe

The new Spanish Patent Law will enter into force on April 1, 2017

Patent Law 24/2015 of July 24 will enter into force in Spain on April 1, 2017. The most relevant changes introduced by same are...
16
Jan 2017
Europe

PPH Agreements between the Spanish Patent Office and the Patent Offices of Russia and Turkey.

Accelerated prosecution of patents under the PPH program is now available between Spain, Russia (as from January 1, 2017) and Turkey...
04
Jan 2017
24
Feb 2016
Europe

Goods and services which go beyond the literal meaning of the class heading according to article 28 EUTMR

As our readers know, we were looking forward to the President’s Communication that would clarify which goods and services go...
08
Feb 2016
Europe

EU Trade Mark reform

The regime relating to the new Community trade marks will  be in force as of 23 March 2016. From that day, the Office will be...
03
Feb 2016
Europe

Change on the calculation system to determine the legal term for Spanish Supplementary Protection Certificates..

Following the decision dated October 6, 2015 of the EU Court of Justice regarding C-471/14, there is a change on the system of...
14
Nov 2015
Europe

PARIS

   We at BALDER are shocked by the terrorist attacks that took place in Paris on Friday evening. This is against all that...
05
Oct 2015
Europe

MAGNUS, BALDER, AND REPRESENTATION BEFORE THE UNIFIED PATENT COURT (UPC)

First of all, we congratulate our partner Magnus Stiebe for successfully having completed the CEIPI (Centre d'Études Internationales...
31
Aug 2015
Europe

Situation regarding the so-called Unitary Patent and the Agreement on the Unified Patent Court

Though not yet in force we think it of interest to briefly summarize the countries which have already ratified the Agreement, up to...