Interview With Prof. Henkel of TUM Munich – Why Are Most Granted Patents (Partially) Invalid? – News From the EPO – Episode 50 IP Fridays

Prof. Joachim Henklel

Prof. Joachim Henklel

Today we interview Prof. Henkel of the TUM Munich about his recent study on patentability and ask ourselves, why most granted patents are at least partially invalid. The we have news from the EPO and in particular the ongoing social unrest at the European Patent Office.

The link to the study of Prof. Henkel is here:

http://www.tim.wi.tum.de/fileadmin/w00bcy/www/Research/Publications/Henkel/Henkel_Zischka_2015-12_Patent_Validity.pdf

A link to his university activities is here:

https://www.tim.wi.tum.de/index.php?id=5

Have fun!

Ken and Rolf

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