It was 175 years ago last February 9 that Wilhelm Maybach was born. Wilhelm Maybach and Gottlieb Daimler introduced the first Daimler/Maybach four-stroke engine in late 1883. That engine was further developed into a 100cc engine; also known as the ‘Grandfather Clock’ due to its design. Continue reading
Phasing out of Australian innovation patent
In Australia, there is the possibility to apply for a so-called innovation patent, which is in many ways similar to the utility model.
Video conferences not in violation of European Patent Convention
On July 16, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) of the European Patent Office (EPO) gave first indication of the content of the decision in the case G 1/21 concerning video conferencing.
Column – ‘Emerging from the crisis in an innovative way’
It is unbelievable, but for almost a year the world has been in an unreal crisis. For some companies, there is economic prosperity and the crisis passes silently and for others, this crisis has caused a lot of economic pain.
Recommended by IAM
V.O. is pleased and proud to be recommended once again by Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) in the category Patent Prosecution, for our practices in the Netherlands and Belgium. Continue reading