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22 Apr 2022
World Earth Day – Growing Greener IP

Global warming is amongst the most pressing concerns that we are facing as a society today – urgent and significant action is needed to address the issue.  Intellectual property laws, by granting temporary exclusive rights over the products of intellectual activity, have the power to influence and control innovative products and ideas and their availability. It is therefore important that intellectual property rights be used to their full potential to drive positive developments in green technologies.

06 Apr 2022
World-first for Dehns client

Dehns client achieves world-first, making a vital step towards designing a projectile fusion power plant.

01 Apr 2022
Dehns announces new partner and associate promotions

Dehns is delighted to announce the promotion of several of our attorneys, effective from 1 April 2022.

23 Mar 2022
High Court win for Dehns’ new Litigation team

Dehns is delighted to report that the first High Court ruling involving the new Dehns litigation team was a success, with the judge deciding in our client’s favour.

09 Mar 2022
Dehns retains rankings in 2022 WTR (World Trademark Review) 1000 report

Dehns is delighted to have retained its ranking in the 2022 WTR (World Trademark Review) 1000 report, with four individuals in the team being named as “Recommended Individuals”.

04 Mar 2022
A statement on the conflict in Ukraine

The shocking invasion of Ukraine has deeply horrified and saddened us all at Dehns. Our thoughts are with the Ukrainian people bravely resisting the invasion and everyone suffering as a result of it. We stand with everyone working to end this conflict swiftly and peacefully and we are giving financial support to organisations who are mobilising to bring aid to those affected.

25 Feb 2022
IAM 2022 edition names Dehns as “potent player” in the European patent prosecution space

In the recently launched Patent 1000 IAM 2022 edition, Dehns was named as a “potent player in the European patent prosecution space” and was highlighted as being “particularly good at EPO oppositions”.

24 Feb 2022
New European Patent Office fees and introduction of electronic grant certificates from 1 April 2022

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced its usual biannual increase in the official fees charged for European patent applications, which will take effect from 1 April 2022.

10 Jan 2022
Dehns appoints Elizabeth Jones as Senior Partner

Dehns has today announced the appointment of its first female Senior Partner, Elizabeth Jones.

Elizabeth joined Dehns in 1993 and was made Partner in 2001. She holds several Chemistry and Biochemistry related degrees and is a senior member of Dehns’ Life Sciences and Biotechnology group. Elizabeth has served as Dehns’ Managing Partner since 2014.

01 Dec 2021
The future of oral proceedings at the EPO

The Enlarged Board of Appeal considers whether oral proceedings by video conference will remain the default at the EPO, even when it becomes possible to hold oral proceedings in person.

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