An essential device to fight the spread of COVID-19, the mask now represents a retail market in its own right. Marine Dissoubray spells out the IP implications.
At Novagraaf, we are doing everything we can to keep our employees safe and to support our clients during the COVID-19 outbreak, while ensuring the day-to-day management of our IP products and services continues as normal.
We have set up this dedicated microsite to keep you up to date with the latest impact on the IP sector of COVID-19, from changes to deadlines and procedures at worldwide patent and trademark offices, to news and advice on how to manage and safeguard your IP rights at this challenging time. Please get in touch, at any time, if you need specific help or support.
In our webinar focused on trademark management in challenging times, our panellists offered advice on reducing costs and driving efficiencies in trademark registration and enforcement strategies. Here, we summarise some of the guidance and tools discussed.
In our webinar looking at patent management in challenging times, Cédric Gaspoz offered advice on reducing costs and driving efficiencies in patent annuities. Here, we summarise the guidance and tools discussed.
The COVID-19 pandemic has posed new challenges to companies and their legal advisers, including that of obtaining the necessary signatures for the execution of documents. In response, the Law Commission has issue an updated guidance note, as Laura Morrish explains.
The current health crisis has inspired inventors from a wide range of industries and organisations to look for ways to help, including meeting the urgent need for protective equipment in hospitals.
At the outbreak of the pandemic, Novagraaf's experts came together to discuss the impact of the coronavirus on European patent and trademark practice, and shared advice on how to effectively manage IP portfolios during the pandemic. The recording also sets out the consequences for EPO, WIPO and local IPO filing processes, and the impact on oral and other in-person office proceedings, as implemented at that time.Listen to webinar