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11 Sep 2014, 4:01 pm
Commenting on the Follow the Money report, the Prime Minister [who was in Scotland at the time, campaigning to preserve the UK's unitary patent, trade mark and design systems, Merpel notes] said: “Mike Weatherley's Follow the Money discussion paper is an interesting addition to this important area of work and the Government will look at it closely [Merpel hopes that the Government will go one step beyond looking closely at it and will actually take the trouble… [read post]
22 May 2013, 11:28 pm
  Merpel muses on starting her own patent republic Merpel, though, wonders about jurisdiction issues and whether the good people of Vermont will be able to pin down MPHJ in state court for long. [read post]
7 Jan 2015, 12:34 am
Following on from yesterday's post, Merpel has been alerted to intriguing conclusions that can be drawn from a detailed study of the Business Distribution Scheme for the Technical Boards of Appeal. [read post]
18 Dec 2013, 8:05 am
Merpel was really enjoying her day ...There are few things in this world that have the power to upset overly sensitive Merpel more than seeing the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) being still referred to as ECJ [as it was before the adoption of the Treaty of Lisbon in 2007]. [read post]
16 Mar 2015, 4:00 pm
Whether you own IP rights or act for someone who does, these seminars -- which are absolutely free -- are a great way to learn about the latest developments in global IP systems, to find out what WIPO can do for you [and to have a good moan and be sure someone from WIPO will be listening, adds Merpel]. [read post]
6 May 2016, 11:41 am
Merpel's state of play prior to reading CCBE'sletter about the draft UPC Code of ConductMerpel has many rules. [read post]
4 Aug 2014, 2:04 am
Hmm, not much inventiveness there, sniffs Merpel. [read post]
5 Nov 2015, 6:58 am
Merpel wonders whether the same principle is being applied at the European Patent Office (EPO), where it may appear to the interested bystander that fielding a weakened team is to become a matter of official policy and that the Boards of Appeal are assumed to deliver better results when their numbers are depleted.With only her retractable claws to count on, Merpel has been doing some counting. [read post]
2 Jun 2013, 8:09 pm
 Merpel wonders why he did not seek to make more extensive brand use of his distinctive and unusual surname, which dates back to antiquity in medieval times in Cornwall, England, if Wikipedia can be trusted. [read post]
5 Aug 2015, 12:18 am
 Merpel has attempted with limited success to discern the financial position of the EPO and has called for more financial transparency. [read post]
29 Oct 2014, 2:35 pm
Electronic applications and searchable licences should be mandatory for all IP rights, says Merpel, especially the registered ones]. [read post]
16 Aug 2013, 9:05 am
Merpel wonders whether, in the legal profession, we should be talking about Tweetors and Tweetees ... [read post]
25 Jan 2013, 7:12 am
Adds Merpel, it's good to see the BIA campaigning for a cause that can benefit not just its own members but the entire IP community. [read post]
29 Aug 2014, 7:30 am
 Merpel's already excited to find out who this year's keynote speaker is, but she'll just have to wait ...Whatever happened to Astellas? [read post]
25 Apr 2014, 8:35 am
 Merpel however now contemplates launching a copycat product under the brand Merpel’s Most Purrfect Buggy Company. [read post]
26 Feb 2014, 4:26 am
 As explained by helpful resource EU Law Radar [to which - sighs once again Merpel - it is not however possible to subscribe to receive email updates] and the Goethe Institut, the background to this case is as follows.... [read post]
18 Jun 2015, 8:29 am
As ever, Merpel welcomes comments, but begs to remind readers of the following:Henceforth, in respect of all EPO-related blogposts, no comment will be posted if it is merely ascribed to "Anonymous". [read post]
3 Dec 2013, 2:13 am
Either way, the Subcommittee’s Report contributes some useful and interesting illumination to a topical issue [Merpel thinks the report won't contribute any illumination in a black hole, but that's another matter]. [read post]
5 Feb 2014, 12:04 pm
Merpel closes with the thought that, while no-one ever got fired for buying IBM, people do get sacked for tweeting (here). [read post]