LES USA&Canada Annual Meeting

Innovation is risky:  the inventor takes on many risks:  The technology of his invention may fail.   The technology may not be commercially successful.  It may be overtaken by a better innovation. In the face of these uncertainties,  the inventor should be entitled to enjoy a stable legal environment.  There should be little risk that the [...]

2023-10-12T15:35:05+02:00Categories: EVENTS|Tags: |

The new Unitary Patent system – some answers to your questions

The unitary patent package, including the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Patent Court (UPC), entered into force on June 1st and represents a new era for the European patent system. In accordance with the well-established procedure envisaged by the European Patent Convention (EPC), the new unitary patent system allows the owner of a granted [...]

2023-06-30T12:53:21+02:00Categories: BLOG|Tags: , , |

2023 LES USA & Cananda Annual Meeting

Chicago, 15 – 18 October, 2023 Metroconsult is pleased to join the LES USA & Canada 2023 Annual Meeting that will take place at the trendy Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile on October 15-18, 2023. Under the theme of Winds of Change: Dealmaking Trends in the Evolving Innovation Economy, a dynamic international IP community will [...]

2023-06-23T12:59:40+02:00Categories: EVENTS|Tags: |

Welcome to Mr. Michele Fattori

We are pleased to welcome Michele Fattori, Italian and European patent and design attorney, who recently joined the Metroconsult's Team. Having worked for over 20 years, with roles of increasing responsibility, within the Intellectual Property department of well-known multinational companies such as Tetra Pak, LyondellBasell and Snap-on, Michele has gained significant experience in all aspects [...]

2023-03-27T12:55:44+02:00Categories: NEWS EN|Tags: , |

New 2023 SME Fund

€60 million to protect intellectual property of EU SMEs The European Commission and the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) recently launched the new 2023 EU SME Fund, which offers intellectual property vouchers for EU-based SMEs. To scale up and attract investment, SMEs need to protect their intangible assets. The 2023 SME Fund will support [...]

2023-01-25T18:22:56+01:00Categories: NEWS EN|Tags: , , |

Patent Pools in the 5G and IoT Era

Online, 16 November 2022 Roberto Dini, founder of Metroconsult, will join the webinar "Patent pool in the 5G and IoT era" on November 16 at 4 p.m. CET organized by the LESI's Patent & Technology Licensing (PTL) committee. In the 5G and IoT era, different industries converge and interoperability between devices and infrastructures is key. [...]

2022-11-14T12:19:08+01:00Categories: EVENTS|Tags: , |

Metroconsult recognized in 2022 IAM Patent 1000 ranking

We are honored to be recognized in the 2022 edition of IAM Patent 1000 - The World’s Leading Patent Professionals ranking as "Recommended firm" in the Patent Prosecution category.   IAM Patent 1000 The IAM Patent 1000 has firmly established itself as the definitive ‘go-to’ resource for those seeking to identify world-class, private practice patent [...]

2022-07-06T14:50:27+02:00Categories: NEWS EN|Tags: , |

Transform your intangible assets into a valuable space business

7 June 2022 Download the brochure (pdf) Marco Camolese, Industrial Property Consultant at Metroconsult, will attend the event "Transform your intangible assets into a valuable space business" organized in collaboration with ESA BIC Turin (European Space Agency Business Incubation Center Turin), which supports entrepreneurs and start-ups in transforming their space-related projects into successful businesses. The [...]

2022-06-20T16:37:24+02:00Categories: EVENTS|Tags: , , , |

New versions of the Nice Classification and International Patent Classification are available

From January 1, 2022, a NEW VERSION of the NICE CLASSIFICATION of goods and services for the registration of trademarks and of the INTERNATIONAL PATENT CLASSIFICATION (IPC) for patents and utility models based on technological areas is in force. The new classifications are available at the following links: 2022 Nice Classification https://www.wipo.int/classifications/en/news/nice/2021/news_0002.html 2022  International  Patent [...]

2022-02-05T16:42:27+01:00Categories: NEWS EN|Tags: , |

UPC preparation phase officially starts

On January 19th, 2022 Austria deposited its instrument of ratification of the Protocol for the Provisional Application of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) with the European Council. Preparation for the Unified Patent Court can officially start. For additional info

2022-01-20T12:38:50+01:00Categories: NEWS EN|Tags: , |
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