Monthly Archives: November 2007

Patents: New Announcement on EPO, Japan and USPTO Co-operation

Liza Porteus of Intellectual Property Watch has just published a very interesting article on the result of various discussions between EPO, Japan Patent Office and USPTO officials which have taken place in Washington over the last few days. Apparently, the … Continue reading

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China: IP China 2007 29-30 Nov 2007

I have just received an invitation to what appears to be a very interesting conference in Beijing at the end of this month. Not quite enough notice for me, I’m afraid, but here are the details it in case others … Continue reading

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Not even the Taliban stooped this low

This is an intellectual property blog not a political one. I do have religious and political views but I generally keep them out of here. However, photographs of armed thugs beating up lawyers (many of whom I am likely to … Continue reading

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What is it about Women Inventors?

The speaker at yesterday’s meeting of Sheffield Inventors’ Club was Rowena Mead. Rowena is a 24 year old mother whose little girl, Saskia, seemed to accept anything in her mouth except the bristle end of a conventional tooth brush. The … Continue reading

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