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Expert Articles, Trademarks
Sound marks in the European Union

This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in July 2021. For further…

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IP Brochures, Patent Prosecution
European Patent Opposition Proceedings

IP Brochure

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

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Patent Prosecution, Trademarks, Designs, IP Brochures
Utility Model Protection in Germany

IP Brochure

In Germany, in addition to patent protection, technical inventions can also be…

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

IP Brochure

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

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IP Brochures, Unfair Competition Law, Designs
Border Seizure

IP Brochure

With successful border seizure applications, the import and export of goods infringing…

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

IP Brochure

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

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Patent Litigation, Patent Prosecution, IP Brochures
Patent Invalidity Proceedings

IP Brochure

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

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

IP Brochure

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

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Licensing & Technology Transfer, Trademarks, IP Brochures
Parallel Imports and Unauthorised Sales

IP Brochure

Parallel imports concern the distribution of the manufacturer’s original products…

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Patent Prosecution, IP Brochures
Supplementary Protection Certificates

IP Brochure

The maximum duration of a patent is 20 years. However, companies which develop and sell…

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Designs, IP Brochures
Design Protection in Europe

IP Brochure

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

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Licensing & Technology Transfer, Expert Articles
Getting the Deal Through – Licensing 2021, Germany

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

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Trademarks, Expert Articles, IP News & Knowledge
INTA Country Guides - Germany

Essential Information on Trademark Protection Worldwide

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

IP Brochure

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

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Trademarks, IP Brochures
Trademark Protection in Europe

IP Brochure

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

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Licensing & Technology Transfer
IP Licensing Agreements

IP Brochure

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

IP Brochure

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