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IP Brochures, Patent Litigation
Patent Infringement Proceedings

IP Brochure

This brochure is intended to provide a brief survey of the course of the most important…

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IP Brochures, Rei vindicatio, Patent Prosecution
Rei Vindicatio Actions for Transfer of Patents from Wrongful Owners

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Where patent or utility model applications have been filed by non-entitled persons, the…

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IP Brochures, Designs
Design Protection in Europe

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A design is defined in the Community Design regulation and in the Design directive as…

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IP Brochures, Trademarks
Trademark Protection in Europe

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Trademark protection is available for any sign which is capable of distinguishing the…

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Licensing & Technology Transfer
IP Licensing Agreements

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An IP licensing agreement establishes a contractual relationship intended for the long…

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Antitrust Law
Contract-related Antitrust Law and IP Based on the Example of R & D Agreements

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We usually become aware of antitrust law in the context of major price fixing or merger…

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Antitrust Law
Standard-essential Patents and Defense of Compulsory License under Antitrust Law

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Standard-essential patents can establish a dominant market position which may lead to…

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Designs, Expert Articles
les Nouvelles - Special Issue: LESI Design Study, March 2020

les Nouvelles is published quarterly by the Licensing Executives Society International (LESI). LESI…

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IP Brochures, Patent Litigation
Preliminary Injunction in Patent and Utility Model Cases

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In particularly urgent cases, intellectual property rights owners may apply for a…

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Licensing & Technology Transfer, Expert Articles
Getting the Deal Through – Licensing 2019, Germany

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in…

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Trademarks, Expert Articles
Getting the Deal Through – Trademarks 2019, Germany

Reproduced with permission from Law Business Research Ltd. This article was first published in…

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IP Brochures, Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution
Patent Invalidity Proceedings

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Under Germany’s bifurcated patent litigation system, the infringement of a patent is…

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IP Brochures, Patent Prosecution
European Patent Opposition Proceedings

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Any European patent newly granted by an Examining Division of the European Patent…

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IP Brochures, Domain Names
Domain Name Law

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Nowadays, the domain name is far more than a web address. It usually is an important…

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IP Brochures, Licensing & Technology Transfer, Patent Prosecution
The Patentability of Software under the EPC

IP Brochure

The invention of the microprocessor and the resulting digital revolution has created an…

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IP Brochures, Patent Prosecution
International Patent Applications under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)

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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) enables applicants to initiate patent protection…

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Patent Litigation, Books, Patent Prosecution
Research Handbook on Patent Law and Theory, Second Edition

This significantly updated second edition of the Research Handbook on Patent Law provides…

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IP Brochures, Patent Prosecution
The Assessment of Inventive Step under the EPC

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In addition to novelty, an invention must involve an inventive step to be patentable…