European and Spanish patent

and trademark attorneys

  • In an earlier news flash we reported on an order released by the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO which appeared to put the matter of poisonous priorities and toxic divisionals to rest. The full decision has now been published and can be found here. The basic question pending before the Enlarged Board of […]

  • The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO has issued its long awaited order in case G1/15 regarding poisonous priorities (see here). The full decision has not been published yet. From the order, one is led to understand that a generic claim covering alternative subject-matters of which only part of the subject-matter has basis in […]

  • ZBM Patents & Trademarks participates as exhibitor at the EPO Patent Information Conference (EPOPIC) 2016, which is hold in Madrid from 7th to 10th November 2016. “EPOPIC 2016 is a meeting place where staff of patent offices, professionals interested in patent search, and patent information providers meet to exchange views and share experiences.” Bernabé Zea, […]

  • Mathieu de Rooij is one of the epi appointed speakers in the training event named “Guidelines2day and Article 84 EPC” that is organized by the European Patent Office (EPO) with the support of epi. The event will be held in Berlin on April 5,2016. The topics of the programme include: the impact of the amendments […]

  • Mathieu de Rooij was one of the appointed speakers in the training event for patent attorneys named Guidelines2day and Article 123(2) EPC. The event, organized by the European Patent Academy with the support of the European Patent Institute (epi) and the Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia, was held in Riga on February 23, […]

  • On November 25, Bernabé Zea and Alfredo Fernandez (Ferrer) will teach the Second edition of the Seminar on patents in the pharmaceutical industry: protection of inventions and patent infringement organized by the Catalan Section of the Asociación Española de Farmacéuticos de la Industria (AEFI). In this edition, the content of the course includes an introduction […]