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Who are We?

Kluwer Patent Blog (KPB) is a publication of Kluwer Law International providing information and news on European patent law. We have gathered together experts from leading IP firms, to report on the latest developments. They in turn have enlisted professional colleagues from diverse backgrounds to offer both established and new voices into the mix. The result is a fresh, high-quality, and timely examination of the world of European patent law.

What Is Our Focus?

The intention of the patent blog is to provide short columns on European patent law and occasionally US patent law where there is a cross border interest (e.g. an important case that is also litigated in Europe or a substantial revision of the law). This includes reporting on selected case law, new developments in legislation and new publications. In addition to the reporting we also intend to provide analysis on legal developments and general practice. We focus on substantive patent law, i.e. not procedural EPO issues (or perhaps only very important procedural changes). In addition to these columns we will also post the head notes of our patent cases product on this platform. Our primary audience is patent attorneys and lawyers practising in Europe.

What is Your Role?

Of course we welcome you as a faithful reader, but we also welcome your comments. The blog format provides an opportunity for everyone to participate, but comments must respect our Editorial Policy. We also will be inviting guest bloggers from time to time to contribute.

How Do You Contact Us?

Our goal is to be responsive as possible to our readers. If you have a substantive question, contact our managing editors Ruprecht Hermans or Brian Cordery who are assisted by Rik Lambers.

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