Mr Jean-Christophe Rolland

Jean-Christophe Rolland


Intellectual Property

INPI examination of inventive step: time to make a choice!
France | 18 May 2020

​One of the most significant measures of the Action Plan for Business Growth and Transformation affecting patent law is about to come into force. Under the new measures, the National Industrial Property Institute will examine and grant French patent applications filed after 22 May 2020 if they meet not only the criterion of novelty, but also the criterion of inventive step.