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#AI has become so important that EPO has updated Guidelines for Examination to focus on the patentability of innovations having

February 2020

#AI has become so important that EPO has updated Guidelines for Examination to focus on the patentability of innovations having an AI aspect to them. HGF Patent Director Dr Andrew McGettrick will discuss this and more at #ipinhealthcare2020. Register here: lnkd.in/d-yg28c https://t.co/vA1lglF2VB

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EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal decision G4/19 - a European patent application can be refused by reason of the prohibition on double patenting

The European Patent Office today confirmed in Decision G4/19 of the Enlarged board of Appeal that a European patent application can be refused for ‘double patenting’.  Such a refusal can …

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HGF ranked in the Financial Times special report 2021

HGF has been ranked in the Financial Times special report ‘Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms’ published on the 17th June 2021. More than 10,000 patent attorneys working in patent law …

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Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars & Firm Rankings 2021

Managing Intellectual Property IP Stars 2021, comprising the highly recommended IP professionals, has now been published. HGF is delighted to have 14 European attorneys listed. IP STARS is the leading …

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