Patents and Clinical Trials

It was almost inevitable that there would be allegations of patent infringement on solutions to address the Covid19 pandemic and IP Watchdog has recently highlighted the allegation by Allele Biotechnology and Pharmaceutical's complaint that the Covid19 vaccine manufacturers infringed Allele's US Patent 10,221221 covering a tag used to track vaccine...

Prioritising Trade Mark Registration for COVID-19 products and services.

The US Patent and Trademark Office has announced a major new programme to enable applicants for trade mark registration for brand names for COVID-19 related medical products and services. It will be possible for an trade mark applicant to request acceleration of the trade mark registration process and the fees for prioritizing the examination will be...