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IPEG Intellectual Property Expert Group is an IP consultancy based in Europe

Patents sold at Public Auction

On April 5, Chicago-based patent consulting firm Ocean Tomo LLC plans to hold a semi-annual patent auction at the Ritz Cartlon in San Francisco. The firm will offer for sale approx 400 patents pertaining to semiconductors, RFID, wireless communications, automotive…

EPC 2000 will come into force on 13 December 2007

On 13 December 2005, Greece became the fifteenth Contracting State of the European Patent Convention to deposit its instrument of ratification or accession for EPC 2000. Fifteen was the magic number required to start the clock ticking and EPC 2000…

Another episode of rotary shaver wars

One of Philips marketing success stories is the Philishave, the shaver with the well known three heads. Philips filed a trademark for this shape, consisting of the overall shape of an inverted equilateral triangle with three heads sitting within a…

The Spider is Dead, Long Live the EPLA

European and US IP practitioners have eagerly awaited the Advocate General’s opinion in the Roche-Primus case. Today the AG, Philippe Léger, published his opinion in this important case (not yet available in English). The case was referred by the Netherlands…

MP3 continue…

More mp3 Apart from companies that decided, for different reasons, to take a license from Sisvel (some of them not because they really believed they needed one, but to avoid further harassment by Sisvel) other big names in the mp3…