How Many Official Communications does your Examiner usually Issue?
Ever wondered how many Official Communications you can risk before the EPO Primary Examiner had “enough”? A common answer you will get is “two to four”, unless you get the equally common answer “it depends” from your EP Agent. We can all agree that neither answer is particularly helpful. Before we dig into the data, […]
Do you know to which other law firm your top client is sending work? Do they receive more or less than your firm? Is that firm performing better than yours? Maybe the applications you have been asked to handle are more complex and that is impacting your performance? Too many questions? What if you could […]
With the abundance of online information available today, it is possible to get an understanding of, among other things, your next negotiation counterpart by just quickly looking them up on LinkedIn. It takes only a couple of minutes, and, more importantly, it is as easy as going online. Even senior executives regularly check into LinkedIn, […]
Adamson & Partner is leading global Executive Search firm specialising in Legal and Intellectual Property and recently invited Tony, founder & CEO at ipQuants, for an interview about how patent data can transform decision-making. We encourage you to visit Adamson & Partners website to read the full interview. You can access it here.
EPO Appeal Boards are not easy to convince. This is especially true if you have an appeal pending before any of the Electricity Appeal Boards 3.5, which usually review software related matters. We have previously reported on the track record of the 3.5 Boards in general. This time, we want to quickly highlight some success […]
A frequent situation EP patent attorneys encounter is how to best substantiate their legal arguments when preparing an appeal submission. Whenever possible, it is preferred to cite well-known case law decisions or a particular passage of the latest edition of the Case Law of the Boards of Appeal publication in support of the submitted arguments. […]