Kilburn & Strode hires Hoffmann Eitle director in Amsterdam & more… Keep up with what has been happening this week in our latest IP news round-up…

Kilburn & Strode hires Hoffmann Eitle director in Amsterdam

Patent attorney firm Kilburn & Strode has hired Frodo Ferro, previously managing director at Hoffmann Eitle, as a patent partner in the Netherlands. Ferro joins the firm’s technology group and brings semiconductor expertise.


Simmons & Simmons expands patent attorney practice with Isenbruck team

Simmons & Simmons is reinforcing its Munich office with patent attorneys of renowned German law firm Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler. At the same time, the international law firm is concentrating its German patent team in the Munich office in order to accelerate its Europe-wide expansion.


CAFC Vacates PTAB Ruling for Apple, Citing Board Error on Applicant Admitted Prior Art

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC) today vacated and remanded two decisions of the Patent Trial and Appeal Board (PTAB) on related inter partes reviews (IPRs) brought by Apple against Qualcomm, explaining that the Board’s determination that “prior art consisting of patents or printed publications” includes applicant admitted prior art (AAPA) was incorrect.


EPO publishes European Patent Academy 2022 training catalogue

The EPO publishes the European Patent Academy’s 2022 training catalogue, which covers a varied and comprehensive portfolio of training activities, educational products and learning projects in the areas of patent granting, technology transfer and dissemination, and litigation.

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