"Defending the inventor, armed with the patent shield,

under the banner of inventions promoting progress..."

versione italiana deutsch version


Modiano & Partners is one of the leading European firms specializing exclusively in intellectual property law, with a staff of over 250 persons and main offices in Munich (Germany), Milan (Italy), and Lugano (Switzerland).

Our firm offers highly specialist assistance on all facets of intellectual property law, with over 50 patent attorneys (including qualified mechanical, electrical, software and chemical engineers, and qualified geneticists, chemists and biologists), over 50 trademark attorneys and 10 lawyers and barristers, and in particular in the following fields:

  • Patents
  • Trademarks
  • Litigation
  • Licensing
  • Designs
  • Internet
  • Unfair competition


April 22, 2015

众所周知, 欧洲专利局因其检索能力著称, 也对其特有的检索系统引以为豪. 但是, 最近欧洲专利局决定开始利用其他专利局的检索报告, 并将其作为特定发明相关技术领域的现有技术和/或信息的补充资料. 因而, 若某个欧洲专利申请要求享有在先申请的优先权, 该申请人应同时提交在先申请的受理局所做出的检索报告的副本. 此类检索结果应与欧洲专利申请一并提交; 若该欧洲申请是基于P C T的申请, 则应在其进入欧洲阶段时提交. 如果此时尚未获得检索报告, 申请人应在收到检索结果后尽快提交. 为使该程序更加高效, 欧专局做出最新决定: 在某些特定情形下, 申请人实际上并不需要提交优先权申请检索结果的副本. […]

» See All News




My Modiano »
Please note that a valid certificate, provided by Modiano & Partners, is required to access this reserved area.

To use reCAPTCHA you must get an API key from https://www.google.com/recaptcha/admin/create