At what point in time may it be reasonable to start filing a patent application? Is there enough information in the application to make or perform the invention? And is the invention as defined in the claims sufficiently supported by the description as provided by the application, in order to work the invention across its full scope?
BOEHMERT & BOEHMERT patent attorneys Dr. Jan Krauß and Dr. David Kuttenkeuler answer these and other questions in their article in the January 2021 issue of the scientific journal “New Biotechnology”. In addition, researchers are provided with information on the current status of disclosure requirements in the context of patenting in the field of life sciences.
The article in English is available here until 9 December 2020 without registration.