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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Derecho de licencia, Legislación antimonopolio
Application of the FRAND objection following the FCJ judgments FRAND-Einwand and FRAND-Einwand II, Düsseldorf District Court, judgments dated May 11, 2021 – docket nos. 4b O 83/19, 4b O 23/20, and 4b O 49/20

The Düsseldorf District Court follows the guidelines of the German Federal Court of Justice (FCJ)…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Derecho de licencia, Legislación antimonopolio
FRAND-Einwand II: German Federal Court of Justice, judgment dated November 26, 2020 – docket no. KZR 35/17

With its new decision FRAND-Einwand II, the German Federal Court of Justice did not only confirm its…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes
The first year with the new Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal RPBA 2020 – An overview and recommendations

This IP Report takes a look at the application of amended Art. 13(1) and (2) RPBA 2020 in these…

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IP Reports, Solicitudes de patentes, Derecho de marcas, Protección de los diseños
Brexit: Address for service in proceedings before the IP Office of the United Kingdom

In proceedings before the IP Office of the United Kingdom (UKIPO), representation by a lawyer or…

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Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes, Solicitudes de patentes
User survey on the amendment of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal by adding a new Article 15a (oral hearing as a video conference)

May oral proceedings before courts be held as pure video conferences, even in times outside of a…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes
Regarding claims for provision of information and rendering of accounts regarding deliveries abroad – the decision passed by the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf, docket no. I-2 U 25/19

According to a judgment by the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf dated August 13, 2020, a…

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IP Reports, Derecho de marcas, Protección de los diseños
Brexit and Trademarks and Designs

Starting with a summary of the provisions in the Withdrawal Agreement, we will present a more…

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IP Reports, Solicitudes de patentes, Química, Farmacia, Ciencias de la Vida
Regarding the patentability of plants and animals in Europe – the G 3/19 decision (“Pepper”) of the European Patent Office

European patents on plants, plant material or animals exclusively obtained by means of an…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes, Solicitudes de patentes
The ministerial draft bill ratifying the Unified Patent Court Agreement (UPCA) – is the UPCA ready to enter into force?

The history of the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court project has been full of surprises…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Legislación antimonopolio
FRAND objection: German Federal Court of Justice, judgment dated May 5, 2020 – docket no. KZR 36/17

By its recently published judgment dated May 5, 2020, docket no. KZR 36/17, the German Federal Court…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Derecho de marcas, Protección de los diseños
Procedural right to equality of arms and hearing respondents in preliminary injunction proceedings – German Federal Constitutional Court, decision dated June 3, 2020, case no. 1 BvR 1246/20

With its decision dated June 3, 2020, the German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) confirms and…

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Derecho de marcas
Reform of the German Trademark Act transposing Trademark Directive (EU) 2015/2436: Significant amendments and new possibilities

The Modernization Act came into effect in two steps:  The first part became effective on January 14,…

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IP Reports, Violación de patentes, Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes, Solicitudes de patentes
The German Act on the Ratification of the UPCA null and void – Just an operational accident or an incurable disease?

The Act has been declared null and void because it had not been approved by the two-thirds majority…

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Violación de patentes, Derecho de licencia, Solicitudes de patentes
Obligations of SEP holders and SEP users (Higher Regional Court of Karlsruhe, judgment dated October 30, 2019, docket no.: 6 U 183/16)

The decision relates to the specification of various criteria regarding the enforcement of…

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Solicitudes de patentes, Legislación antimonopolio
CJEU on the assessment in terms of antitrust law of pay-for-delay agreements between the holder of pharmaceutical patents and the manufacturers of generic medicines – Generics (GB), GSK et al. vs. Competition and Markets Authority

The decision has many facets and includes important statements regarding the general question of the…

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Violación de patentes, Procedimiento de oposición y de nulidad de patentes, Solicitudes de patentes
Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court – Is it all over or is there a Plan B?

What will become of the European Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court after the United…

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Violación de patentes
Higher Regional Court of Munich on the requirements for the reasons for a preliminary injunction in patent litigation – change of previous case law (judgment of December 12, 2019 – Case 2 U 4009/19*) – "Leiterklemme"

The Higher Regional Court of Munich upheld the first-instance judgment in so far as it found a claim…

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Violación de patentes, Derecho de licencia, Legislación antimonopolio
New guidelines for the FRAND defence in patent infringement proceedings by the Munich District Court I

With the notice on handling the defense of compulsory license under antitrust law according to…