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Patent law: the grace is on?

Johnson, Phillip ORCID: 2022. Patent law: the grace is on? New Law Journal 172 (7982) , pp. 15-16.

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Under UK patent law, grace periods are very limited, meaning that any disclosure of an invention made before the priority date will undermine the novelty of the patent. The UK is trying to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, but to do so it will need to resolve a conflict it creates with its membership of the European Patent Convention.

Item Type: Article
Status: Published
Schools: Law
Subjects: K Law > K Law (General)
Publisher: New Law Journal
ISSN: 0306-6479
Date of Acceptance: April 2022
Last Modified: 10 Nov 2022 11:29

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