The introduction of the new unitary patent and Unified Patent Court will significantly affect the freedom to operate of many doing business in..
In this first article in our 2022 series covering updates to the European Patent Office’s Guidelines for Examination, we look at changes made to..
A new referral to the European Patent Office’s Enlarged Board of Appeal has the potential to affect the validity of priority claims made in huge..
EU copyright legislation consists of two regulations and 11 directives that harmonise the essential rights of authors, producers, broadcasters and..
The Covid-19 pandemic has received its share of attention over the past 20+ months, and this also includes important legal issues related to data..
In any IP dispute, the first issues to determine are the validity, strength and scope of protection of the IP right in question. In Finland, the..
The European Data Protection Board (“EDPB”) recently published new guidelines for data protection by design and by default (Guidelines 4/2019 on..
Trademark law modernization, largely enacted by EU Member States in 2019, paved the way for the acceptance of new and innovative graphically..
On 15 September 2020 the Court of Justice of the European Union (“CJEU”) issued a landmark ruling (decision in joined cases C-807/18 and C-39/19) in..