The European Commission has adopted new rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements under EU Competition rules.
Most Official Intellectual Property offices in the jurisdictions in which HGF operates remain fully operational at this time, but some are offering extensions to deadlines in order to support applicants and their attorneys who have been affected by the pandemic.
See here for updates based on the situation on Tuesday 24th March 2020.
The EPO has announced the revised EPO Fees that will apply from 1 April 2020 in its Official Journal. The new amounts will apply to payments made on or after 1 April 2020.
This page provides information on any HGF office closures that may happen as a result of Corona virus safety measures in Europe and the UK.
The UK Government has confirmed the UK will no longer seek to be part of the proposed unitary patent (UP) or Unified Patent Court (UPC) systems.
We are delighted to announce that HGF won Scottish “Firm of the Year” in the Prosecution category.