Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators Reception in Oslo

The (increased) impact of technology on IP: How will it affect YOUR career?! Who can attend: Young Practitioners and Trademark Administrators from the Nordic and Baltic countries with no more than five years of professional experience. INTA membership is not required to participate. Co-hosting firms: BAHR (Oslo, Norway), BRIMONDO (Göteborg, Sweden), CASTRÉN & SNELLMAN (Helsinki, Finland), DARTS-IP (Brussels, Belgium), LUNDGRENS […] Read More


The Stockholm Intellectual Property Law Review (SIPLR) welcomes submissions for its two next issues. Authors are invited to submit original research papers, essays and book reviews on either General Topics of European and International IP Law, and on Food, the latter resulting in SIPLR’s second thematic issue. SIPLR is a student-led review first published in January 2018. Two issues covered […] Read More

Issue #1 2019

Editorial Preface “Some industries are different but some are more different than others. The pharmaceutical industry fits the latter category” (Scherer 1996:336). There is really no other industry where the nature of the products, the economics of research and development as well as the market structure and the societal implications of the industry’s strategic decisions are as unique as in […] Read More

CRISPR/Cas9 system – Article from #1 2019

ABSTRACT The CRISPR/Cas9 discovery has emerged as a powerful technology tool to edit genomes, which allows researchers, innovators and life science entrepreneurs to alter DNA sequences and modify gene function in a range of species. The simplicity, high efficiency and seemingly broad use of the CRISPR/Cas9 system has led to hopes that this disruptive technology may have the potential to […] Read More

Second medical use claims – Article from #1 2019

ABSTRACT Second medical use patents and their claims do not only represent highly valuable inventions for both originator and generic pharmaceutical companies, but have also been a topic of debate for many years. In particular, this is due to the fact that these inventions were originally not patentable under the European Patent Convention (EPC) in 1973 and thus required a […] Read More