New on Kluwer Patent Blog: Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH vs. Advanced Neuromodulation Systems, Inc., EPO
A claim to a device will be denied patentability under Art. 53(c) EPC if it can only be produced through the exercise of a surgical method step.
New Chairman of V.O.
As of 1 September, Herman Witmans will be the new Chairman of V.O. He is succeeding Cees Jansen. Cees has worked there for 26 years, of which more than 12 years as Chairman. He will remain associated with the organization as an advisor.
The best-known medicine in the world: Aspirin
At the end of the 19th century, a young researcher from Bayer made one the most significant discoveries ever – the painkiller Aspirin. It was valuable for his employer, and also for his father who suffered from rheumatism. It led to a worldwide success! Continue reading