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Patent Prosecution Highway

In many instances the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) reduces the time taken to obtain a ...

In many instances the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) reduces the time taken to obtain a granted patent and may also reduce the overall costs involved in obtai - Read more
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European Patent Convention

The 17th edition of the European Patent Convention (EPC) has recently been released

The 17th edition of the European Patent Convention (EPC) has recently been released - Read more
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European Patent Office Closure Dates over Christmas and the New Year

In view of the current situation with coronavirus, the EPO is extending the list of days o...

In view of the current situation with coronavirus, the EPO is extending the list of days on which its filing offices are closed for the receipt of documents. - Read more
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University of Wolverhampton’s Smart Concept Fund renews its relationship with Swindell & Pearson

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to announce that we’ve again been appointed to provide fun...

Swindell & Pearson is delighted to announce that we’ve again been appointed to provide funded intellectual property (IP) services to Small and Medium sized Ente - Read more
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Patent Prosecution Highway

In many instances the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) reduces the time taken to obtain a ...

In many instances the Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) reduces the time taken to obtain a granted patent and may also reduce the overall costs involved in obtai - Read more
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Chinese Patent Law Update

Patent law changes in China have been passed which will enter into force on 1 June 2021.

Patent law changes in China have been passed which will enter into force on 1 June 2021. - Read more
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The European Patent Office is now an International Search Authority option for Chinese PCT applicants

Today, 1st December 2020, a two-year pilot project between the between the European Patent...

Today, 1st December 2020, a two-year pilot project between the between the European Patent Office (EPO) and the China National Intellectual Property Administrat - Read more
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Protecting Designs after Brexit

How do designers protect their designs and how will this be affected by Brexit? We provide...

How do designers protect their designs and how will this be affected by Brexit? We provide an overview. - Read more
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New Email Address for UK Intellectual Property Office Services

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) is adding to its dedicated email addresses for...

The UK Intellectual Property Office (UKIPO) is adding to its dedicated email addresses for services, making it easier for those people working from home during - Read more
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Address for Service Rule to Change at the UK Intellectual Property Office

On 19 November 2020 the government published its response to a ‘call for views’ on a propo...

On 19 November 2020 the government published its response to a ‘call for views’ on a proposal to amend the UK Intellectual Property Office’s (UKIPO) rules gover - Read more
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European Patent Office Closure Dates - 2021

A list of the days on which the European Patent Office (EPO) filing offices are closed in ...

A list of the days on which the European Patent Office (EPO) filing offices are closed in 2021 has recently been published. A deadline set by the EPO which fal - Read more
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Swindell & Pearson joins Think Tank to Improve Diversity and Inclusion within the IP Community

IP Inclusive, CIPA and CITMA have brought together a select group of senior people from le...

IP Inclusive, CIPA and CITMA have brought together a select group of senior people from leading IP firms to form a high-level "think tank" to identify practical - Read more

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