Mondaq Europe: Intellectual Property
Wolf Theiss
A lot has happened since our last Newsticker in December 2016.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
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The dust has been settling across Europe in the 18 months following the resolution of the much publicised and lengthy "Broccoli/Tomato" patent wars. The final position of the EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal...
Breaking news: the German Federal Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) has, according to this report, ordered the Federal President not to ratify the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court.
Van Bael & Bellis
On 27 April 2017, the President of the Dutch-language Commercial Court of Brussels decided a case concerning the repackaging of parallel imported pharmaceuticals, in which it applied the so-called...
Mayer Brown
The president's signing is the last step required for a law to come into force after it has already passed both legislative chambers in Germany.
GVZH Advocates
At the end of April 2017, the European Court of Justice (‘CJEU') issued a landmark ruling concluding that the sale of a multimedia player...
Clarke, Modet & Co
Intellectual property is transversal to all areas of society. In fact, it is practically impossible for any citizen not to be in daily contact with an intellectual property right​
Clarke, Modet & Co
A propriedade intelectual é transversal a todas as áreas da sociedade. Na verdade, é praticamente impossível que qualquer cidadão passe um dia, que seja, sem ter contacto com um direito...
Clarke, Modet & Co
La propiedad intelectual está presente en todas las áreas de la sociedad.
Gorodissky & Partners
Russia's Anti-Piracy Law entered into force on August 1, 2013 and regulates a unique copyright protection mechanism allowing blocking of online resources involved in distribution of illegal video...
Clarke, Modet & Co
​El país ha firmado el Tratado de Cooperación en materia de Patentes (PCT) con el Secretario General de la OMPI, con lo que cualquier solicitud PCT presentada desde el 9 de junio de 2017...
Clarke, Modet & Co
A time frame of two years was set for the European Directive to be prepared for the entry into force of the new regulation of trade secrets.
Clarke, Modet & Co
Dos años fue el plazo de la Directiva europea para prepararse para la entrada en vigor de la nueva regulación del secreto industrial.
ELIG, Attorneys-at-Law
The Law No. 5846 on Intellectual and Artistic Works ("IP Law") is the main legislation in Turkey that is applicable to copyright related matters.
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Marks & Clerk
The Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement requires ratification by 13 participating states in order to come into force, including France, Germany and the UK.
In a recent landmark judgment (Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics v AbbVie Biotechnology [2017] EWHC 395 (Pat)), the English High Court has granted a novel type of declaratory relief which may be used...
Litigation concerning Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) frequently involves referrals to the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU), as reported here.
Under what circumstances are Supplemental Protection Certificates (SPCs) available for combination products? Numerous judgements by the Court of Justice of the EU have failed...
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If your European patent/patent application involves products of essentially biological processes, such as crossing of whole plant or animal genomes, proceedings may be stayed.
With a view to increasing the scope of pledge on movable properties, claims and other rights and allowing for alternative remedies in the event of default, Law No. 6750 on Pledge on Movables...
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This blog develops the themes of our February piece on cloud availability risks from software patent claims.
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UK retailer Argos Ltd has lost its claim for trademark infringement and passing off (in the High Court of England and Wales) against Argos Systems Inc...
In an important decision for rights holders everywhere, on 26 April 2017, the European Court of Justice (CJEU) ruled that the sale of multimedia devices that have been modified to allow end...
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In a recent decision of the EPO's Boards of Appeal, T1463/11 (Universal merchant platform/CardinalCommerce), the appellant successfully appealed a decision of the Examining...
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Whistleblowing has been part of the U.S. legal tradition, if not since the resolution passed by the Continental Congress in 1778, at least since the adoption of the 1863 False Claims Act.
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In the 1990s,Turkey swiftly prepared and published decree-laws related to IP rights in order to fulfill its obligation of adopting national legislation related to IP rights with EU regulations...
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