Intellectual Property: Cushioning the fall

The 'patent cliff' - the expiry of a large number of important patents - is having a huge effect on many big businesses, writes Anne Marie Carr of Murgitroyd.

27th April, 2013
Anne Marie Carr, director of Murgitroyd's Dublin office.

Patent cliff: how big is the impact?

Murgitroyd is a global firm of intellectual property lawyers specialising in the provision of services relating to patents, trademarks and designs. Anne Marie Carr, director of Murgitroyd's Dublin office, specialises in European, British and Irish patent law. Here she examines the potential impact of the 'patent cliff'.

It's the phrase used to describe the expiry of a large number of important patents between 2011 and 2016, particularly in...

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