The innovation competitions that the four Dutch technical universities organize each year recently started up again.
German ratification of UPC delayed again
Implementation of the new European patent system, better known as the European Patent Court or UPC (Unified Patent Court) has been delayed again because constitutional complaints against approval were filed with the German Constitutional Court for the second time in January this year. Continue reading
Everything about patents, trademarks and designs easily explained through webinars
Since August last year, V.O. has been organizing a series of webinars on the most important issues surrounding the protection of intellectual property.
Enlarged Board of Appeal rules on the technical substance of computer inventions
The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) has introduced more stringent requirements for the patentability of simulation software. Software inventively simulating a technical system or process is no longer sufficient for eligibility for a patent. Continue reading
V.O. sponsors Startup of Holland
On 20 May YES!Delft Students organizes the annual event Startup of Holland, sponsored by V.O. An innovation competition where 40 students compete in pitching a startup idea.