When drafting a patent application for an invention, we patent attorneys often consider how to create the broadest possible scope of protection in view of the prior art. This is one of our main tasks, which requires skill and experience.
Gyde Carstensen, Certified Danish Patent Agent and European Patent Attorney, comes from a position at Novo Nordisk. She holds a M.Sc. in Biomedicine from University of Southern Denmark and she will join or LifeTech and Chemistry team.
In a recent communication, the European Patent Office (EPO) clarified that essentially biological processes for the production of plants and animals as well as plants and animals obtained by such processes are excluded from patentability.
Alexandra has studied Social Science and most recently completed Paralegal studies at YRGO in Gothenburg. She did her internship at Uppsala District Court and has also served as a lay judge at Gothenburg District Court. Alexandra will work as a Junior IP Administrator at Valea.
In the Global Innovation Index (GII) for 2017, Switzerland, Sweden, the Netherlands, the USA and the UK are ranked as the world´s most innovative countries. Compared to the GII for 2016, Sweden remains the second most innovative country.
Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) magazine’s recently published the sixth edition of IAM 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Practitioners. Valea is ranked as Highly recommended within Patent Prosecution.
This year, Europe had the pleasure of hosting INTA's annual meeting and Barcelona showed its best side as the host city. During five days, more than 10,000 professionals were networking and meeting in various different contexts.
In a recent decision from the British High Court of Justice it was held that the supplementary protection certificate (SPC) for the HIV drug Darunavir, which is specified by means of a Markush formula in the claims of the basic patent, complied with the requirements of Article (3a) of the SPC Re
We at Valea would like to wish our clients and colleagues a nice Walpurgis Night and also inform you that our offices are closed on Monday May 1st, due to a national holiday. We will open as usual onTuesday 2nd of May.
Marcus has an Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology. He comes most recently from a position as Manager IA & IP at SKF, where he was responsible for all patent matters in the Nordic countries as well in India.
In a unanimous decision, the SCOTUS ruled last month in Life Technologies Corp. et al. v. Promega Corp. et al., that shipment of a single component of a patented invention to be combined with others outside of the U.S. does not constitute infringement under 35 U.S.C.
Linda comes most recently from a position as Senior IP Administrator at KIPA and before that she worked eight years at Ericsson's patent department. She has a B.A. in International Social Science and has also studied Commercial Law. Linda will be Valea’s Group Leader for Case Management.
Recently, the U.S. Patent Trial and Appeal Board issued an important decision in a case relating CRISPR-Cas9, the use of which is a considered a groundbreaking technique in the field of genome engineering.
The Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS), by unanimous decision, reversed yesterday a damages award against Samsung of approximately $400, in Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. v. Apple Inc., 580 U. S.