Companies with industrial property rights: higher revenue, more employees and higher wages

163% more employees, with 19% higher wages and 20% more revenue per employee. These are the advantages of companies with industrial property rights (patents, trademarks and designs) over those that…

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The Patent Office of the Cooperation Council of the Gulf will not accept new applications

On 5 January 2021, the Supreme Council of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf publicly announced its decision to stop accepting the filing of new patent…

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European Patent: protection in 44 countries with a single application

European patent applications are the speciality of ABG Intellectual Property. In fact, the members of our team include 15 qualified European patent attorneys, three of whom were examiners for the…

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Managing IP recognises the ABG IP team and includes 3 Rising Stars in its rankings

The prestigious publication Managing IP has selected Marta Rodríguez, Sofia Petterson and Iain McGeoch as Rising Stars in its final issue of 2020/21. This distinction recognises "some of the best…

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Financial Times ranks ABG IP in the top 10 of Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms

For the second year in a row, Financial Times has ranked us in its "Europe's Leading Patent Law Firms" ranking that was published today. This year ABG Intellectual Property figures…

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What you should know on the right of priority for patents. A european perspective

Patents and their territorial scope. The Paris Convention. Patents and utility models have a limited geographical scope, i.e. a patent granted in one country has no effect beyond the territorial…

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