Keep up with what’s been happening this week in our intellectual property news round-up…
Seeking to widen access to medical products for combating Covid-19, the Costa Rican government has asked the World Health Organisation to create a voluntary pool to collect patent rights, regulatory test data and other information that could be shared for developing drugs, vaccines and diagnostics.
Huawei Technologies claims the top spot in the European Patent Office ranking in 2019. In a recent report published by the EPO, Huawei has been ranked the top telecom company in Europe, with a maximum number of patents in 2019.
South Korea has launched a “patent information navigation” system to provide accurate information on the latest inventions and treatments aimed at tackling the Covid-19 pandemic.
Edinburgh-based investor Frontier IP has reported a 49% jump in the value of its portfolio as it praised its companies for tackling coronaviruses and other threats.
Take-Two Interactive Software Inc on Thursday defeated copyright infringement claims over its inclusion of tattoos inked onto professional basketball players in the NBA 2K videogame series.