• NEW! European Patent Organisation: The first concept for assessing the amounts of renewal fees for the unitary patent

    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

  • 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

  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG defends scope of EP 1428470 as granted in opposition procedure before the EPO

    iVIS technologies, based in Italy, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of eye surgery devices and software. It has pioneered customized and minimally invasive eye surgery for treating ametropia and various corneal diseases. ... more

  • Right to use “Champagner Sorbet” – BARDEHLE PAGENBERG succeeds before Munich Appeal Court

    In its judgment of October 16, 2014, the Munich Appeal Court reversed the lower court judgment and decided that a frozen product containing 12 % of Champagne may be called “Champagner Sorbet”. ... more

  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG successful for adidas in nullity proceedings against a patent which Nike asserted against the “adizero primeknit”-shoes.

    On October 30, 2014 the Federal Patent Court (FPC) issued a decision to revoke the German part of the European patent EP 1 571 938 of Nike International Ltd. in its entirety (Case 2 Ni 45/12 (EP)). ... more

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BARDEHLE PAGENBERG is one of the largest Intellectual Property law firms in Europe. We support our clients with the procurement of IP rights as well as representing them in litigation in all fields of Intellectual Property Law.

The firm specializes in application proceedings as well as in infringement and validity litigation in patents, trademarks and designs.

The attorneys of BARDEHLE PAGENBERG have many years of experience in protecting and defending a wide variety of inventions.