Mondaq All Regions - Germany: Intellectual Property
Haseltine Lake LLP
Brexit has caused uncertainty over the UK's participation in the proposed Unitary Patent system.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament rejected the proposed amendments to the new Copyright Directive: Article 11, which attempts to protect press publications from impermissible digital use ...
Mayer Brown
On 12 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark was valid (Case C-163/16).
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On the other hand, the UPC raises the risk of centralised revocation of a patent, which could have serious implications on high value patents.
Mayer Brown
The UK ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement ("UPCA") on 26 April 2018.
SKW Schwarz
It is particularly ironic that it was specifically the draft legislation on the protection of trade secrets that has been "leaked," so that the wording of the law is now "generally known and readily accessible" ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Recent decisions passed by three different instances of the EPO have significant effects on the patentability of inventions under European patent law.
Bardehle Pagenberg
Bei der Beurteilung, wann die Zuerkennung eines Ausgleichsanspruchs dem Gebot der materiellen Gerechtigkeit entspricht, sind auch die Gründe zu berücksichtigen, aus denen der Anspruchsteller von einer eigenen Nutzung...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Continuation of IP Report of August 24, 2017 (German Federal Court of Justice on financial compensation of co-authorized persons with regard to patents (BGH, "Sektionaltor II" judgment of May 16, 2017 – Case X ZR 85/14))
Bardehle Pagenberg
The decision of the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf deals with the interpretation of a patent claim in case of objectively incorrect, claim limiting, cited prior art in the patent description.
Bardehle Pagenberg
Die Entscheidung des Oberlandesgerichts Düsseldorf betrifft die Auslegung eines Patentanspruchs bei objektiv unzutreffenden, den Patentanspruch einschränkenden, Angaben zum Stand der Technik in der Patentbeschreibung.
Gowling WLG
This article provides an overview on the purpose, legal requirements, procedure and risks/benefits of preliminary junction proceedings in Germany for potential applicants and defendants.
SKW Schwarz
On June 12, 2018, the CJEU ruled (C-163/16) that the red sole of Louboutin shoes can be protected as a trademark.
SKW Schwarz
Der EuGH hat am 12. Juni 2018 (C-163/16) entschieden, dass die rote Sohle von Louboutin-Schuhen als Marke geschützt werden kann.
Haseltine Lake LLP
To mark our 40 years in Europe, we interviewed our colleague, Sandeep Basra from our Munich office, to find out what patent attorneys get up to…
Bardehle Pagenberg
Although the proposed revision aims at improving "the efficiency and predictability of appeal proceedings before the Boards of Appeal of the EPO", it appears doubtful whether these objectives will be achieved
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In anticipation of the implementation of the Trade Secrets Directive, the topic of know-how protection has been widely discussed.
SKW Schwarz
It is not only since the days of the Internet that brand manufacturers have had to contend with the fact that original products are offered outside of their authorized sales channels.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The findings from the recent Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf decision Mobiles Kommunikationssystem have established a new framework ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Die Anmelder sollten sich der Folgen dieser Entscheidungen bewusst sein.
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Mayer Brown
On 12 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark was valid (Case C-163/16).
Haseltine Lake LLP
To mark our 40 years in Europe, we interviewed our colleague, Sandeep Basra from our Munich office, to find out what patent attorneys get up to…
SKW Schwarz
Der EuGH hat am 12. Juni 2018 (C-163/16) entschieden, dass die rote Sohle von Louboutin-Schuhen als Marke geschützt werden kann.
SKW Schwarz
On June 12, 2018, the CJEU ruled (C-163/16) that the red sole of Louboutin shoes can be protected as a trademark.
Bardehle Pagenberg
Although the proposed revision aims at improving "the efficiency and predictability of appeal proceedings before the Boards of Appeal of the EPO", it appears doubtful whether these objectives will be achieved
Bardehle Pagenberg
In its judgment, the German Federal Court of Justice dismisses the appeal of the patent proprietor and also substantially follows the German Federal Patent Court with respect to the grounds for its decision.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On the other hand, the UPC raises the risk of centralised revocation of a patent, which could have serious implications on high value patents.
AFD China
国一直以其汽车厂商(诸如,梅赛德斯、宝马、奥迪以及大众)而闻名全球。但是,不仅仅只有上述这几个大企业才 能代表德国的汽车行业。
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In anticipation of the implementation of the Trade Secrets Directive, the topic of know-how protection has been widely discussed.
SKW Schwarz
It is not only since the days of the Internet that brand manufacturers have had to contend with the fact that original products are offered outside of their authorized sales channels.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
The findings from the recent Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf decision Mobiles Kommunikationssystem have established a new framework ...
Mayer Brown
The UK ratified the Unified Patent Court Agreement ("UPCA") on 26 April 2018.
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