Category: Litigation

71, Section

The UK’s 1977 Patents Act (as amended) also has a …

Abuse of Rights

Most civil-code jurisdictions (e.g., Germany, Japan), but not common law …

Acquiescence

When an intellectual property owner knowingly allows a third party …

Action Estoppel

legal principle that holds that, where a party challenges the …

Adjudication

Although in common English usage the term refers to the …

Agent, Patent

Someone who is a member of a specialized patent prosecution …

AKZO Procedure

European Competition Law term. As the result of a ruling …

All-Elements-Rule

Infringement rule in patent law present in all jurisdictions that …

Amendment

In the context of a patent application, this normally means …