• Court of Justice of the European Union on the FRAND defense in the Huawei v ZTE case (decision of July 16, 2015 - Case C-170/13)

    The Court strikes a balance between the quite patent owner-friendly practice of the German orange book case law and the rather vague – probably quite infringer-friendly – preliminary views of the European Commission in the Samsung and Motorola investigations based on the “willing licensee” concept ... more

  • General Court of the European Union: Irish company LLR-G5 Ltd, represented by BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, prevails in obtaining invalidation of Community trademark “LLRG5” surreptitiously filed by company director

    The Irish company LLR-G5, established in 1999, is marketing an organic Silicium called “G5”. One of its original shareholders and directors ... more

  • European Patent Organisation: The revised concept for assessing the amounts of renewal fees for the unitary patent; June 24, 2015

    After entry into force of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA), applicants will have the choice between the unitary patent and the traditional European bundle patent. For a relevant cost-benefit analysis, two main elements are relevant: the possible savings for translations and the level of renewal fees. ... more

  • Unfair competition: Zound Industries, represented by BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, prevails over Lidl twice

    The Swedish headphone manufacturer Zound Industries International AB, represented by BARDEHLE PAGENBERG, prevailed over the German discounter Lidl and their suppliers in two consecutive disputes over imitations of the original “Urbanears Plattan” headphones ... more

  • German art professor and painter Klaus Fußmann prevails with BARDEHLE PAGENBERG over Munich fashion label in copyright dispute

    German art professor and painter Klaus Fußmann had to learn from advertisements published in German fashion magazines that motifs from some of his paintings were used on skirts and dresses manufactured and distributed by “Georg et Arend”, a Munich fashion label. ... more

  • Complex litigation between watch makers: BARDEHLE PAGENBERG successful for Neuhaus Inventing Timepieces

    More than 2 ½ years after a complex dispute over the infringement of Community design No. 1733288-0001 started, which shows an unusual clock face divided into six instead of the usual 12 sections, the matter was recently settled. ... more

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