Harmonisation of Substantive Patent Law
06 September 2011
The IP Federation has made a plea for renewed efforts to find common ground for international agreement on a number of substantive aspects of patent law, including:
- the prior art to be considered in relation to novelty,
- the principle that the patent on a given invention should be awarded to the first inventor to file, and
- a grace period.
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