Keyword: patent law

Markets & Companies

Intellectual Property Protection in China: Better Than Many Think

22.02.2023 -

In 2021, the new patent law came into force in China. It represents a significant strengthening of protection against patent infringements.

Plant Construction & Process Technology

Patents Protect Inventions in Chemical Technology

28.07.2015 - The subject matter of patents is, in general, with the exception of a wider range of patentable subject matters in the US, directed to technical solutions in the form of devices...


Novartis Loses Landmark India Cancer Drug Patent Case

02.04.2013 - India's top court dismissed Swiss drugmaker Novartis's attempt to win patent protection for its cancer drug Glivec, a blow to Western pharmaceutical firms targeting India to drive...


Big Pharma in Nervous Wait for India Verdict on Glivec Patent

27.03.2013 - Global drugmakers, battered by recent intellectual property decisions in India, are girding for a landmark court ruling next week that could have broad consequences for their...


Painful Birth for Europe's New One-Stop Patent

30.08.2012 - That Europe needs a common patent is patently obvious to Michael Setton, who runs a tiny technology firm in France making wireless sensors that track environmental and biomedical...


Showdown for Big Pharma in India's Highest Court

20.08.2012 - India's highest court will hear final arguments starting this week in a landmark case over drug patents that could change the rules for the country's healthcare sector and...