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Bardehle Pagenberg
In der Verordnung über das Gemeinschaftsgeschmacksmuster und der Richtlinie über Muster und Modelle wird das Design als Erscheinungsform ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
A design is defined in the Community Design regulation and in the Design directive as the outward appearance of a product or a part of a product ...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
Progress is being made regarding the protection of intellectual property ("IP") rights in a post-BREXIT scenario on both sides of the English Channel.
Haseltine Lake LLP
Brexit has caused uncertainty over the UK's participation in the proposed Unitary Patent system.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament rejected the proposed amendments to the new Copyright Directive: Article 11, which attempts to protect press publications from impermissible digital use ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
The manufacturer of a product and his exclusive distribution partner do not require registered industrial property rights in order to protect the product against imitations. In Germany
Bardehle Pagenberg
Dem OLG Düsseldorf zufolge kann ein Lieferant, der sämtliche Bestandteile einer patentgeschützten Vorrichtung an einen Abnehmer geliefert hat ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Wenn Patente oder Gebrauchsmuster von einem Unberechtigten angemeldet wurden, kann der wahre Erfinder oder dessen Rechtsnachfolger die Übertragung des Patents ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Where patent or utility model applications have been filed by non-entitled persons, the true inventor or his successor in title can demand that the patent or utility model (application) be transferred
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
In a judgment of 18 June 2018, case 24 U 146/17, the Berlin Court of Appeals (Kammergericht Berlin – Court of Appeals)
SKW Schwarz
Germany is somewhat famous for its rather creative legal concept around contributory liability, literally labelled "disquieter liability".
Dentons
By January 14, 2019, EU members states are obliged to implement the EU Directive to harmonize the laws of the member states relating to trademarks.
Mayer Brown
Pursuant to the "license barrier" rule in Sec. 4j German Income Tax Act, newly introduced as of 1 January 2018, arm's length business expenses ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Bei der Beurteilung, wann die Zuerkennung eines Ausgleichsanspruchs dem Gebot der materiellen Gerechtigkeit entspricht, sind auch die Gründe zu berücksichtigen, aus denen der Anspruchsteller von einer eigenen Nutzung...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Continuation of IP Report of August 24, 2017 (German Federal Court of Justice on financial compensation of co-authorized persons with regard to patents (BGH, "Sektionaltor II" judgment of May 16, 2017 – Case X ZR 85/14))
Bardehle Pagenberg
The decision of the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf deals with the interpretation of a patent claim in case of objectively incorrect, claim limiting, cited prior art in the patent description.
Bardehle Pagenberg
Die Entscheidung des Oberlandesgerichts Düsseldorf betrifft die Auslegung eines Patentanspruchs bei objektiv unzutreffenden, den Patentanspruch einschränkenden, Angaben zum Stand der Technik in der Patentbeschreibung.
Gowling WLG
This article provides an overview on the purpose, legal requirements, procedure and risks/benefits of preliminary junction proceedings in Germany for potential applicants and defendants.
SKW Schwarz
On June 12, 2018, the CJEU ruled (C-163/16) that the red sole of Louboutin shoes can be protected as a trademark.
SKW Schwarz
Der EuGH hat am 12. Juni 2018 (C-163/16) entschieden, dass die rote Sohle von Louboutin-Schuhen als Marke geschützt werden kann.
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Haseltine Lake LLP
Brexit has caused uncertainty over the UK's participation in the proposed Unitary Patent system.
Dentons
By January 14, 2019, EU members states are obliged to implement the EU Directive to harmonize the laws of the member states relating to trademarks.
Bardehle Pagenberg
Bei der Beurteilung, wann die Zuerkennung eines Ausgleichsanspruchs dem Gebot der materiellen Gerechtigkeit entspricht, sind auch die Gründe zu berücksichtigen, aus denen der Anspruchsteller von einer eigenen Nutzung...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Although the proposed revision aims at improving "the efficiency and predictability of appeal proceedings before the Boards of Appeal of the EPO", it appears doubtful whether these objectives will be achieved
Bardehle Pagenberg
Die Entscheidung des Oberlandesgerichts Düsseldorf betrifft die Auslegung eines Patentanspruchs bei objektiv unzutreffenden, den Patentanspruch einschränkenden, Angaben zum Stand der Technik in der Patentbeschreibung.
Mayer Brown
Pursuant to the "license barrier" rule in Sec. 4j German Income Tax Act, newly introduced as of 1 January 2018, arm's length business expenses ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
Continuation of IP Report of August 24, 2017 (German Federal Court of Justice on financial compensation of co-authorized persons with regard to patents (BGH, "Sektionaltor II" judgment of May 16, 2017 – Case X ZR 85/14))
Bardehle Pagenberg
The decision of the Higher Regional Court of Duesseldorf deals with the interpretation of a patent claim in case of objectively incorrect, claim limiting, cited prior art in the patent description.
Gowling WLG
This article provides an overview on the purpose, legal requirements, procedure and risks/benefits of preliminary junction proceedings in Germany for potential applicants and defendants.
Morrison & Foerster LLP
On July 5, 2018, the European Parliament rejected the proposed amendments to the new Copyright Directive: Article 11, which attempts to protect press publications from impermissible digital use ...
Bardehle Pagenberg
In its judgment, the German Federal Court of Justice dismisses the appeal of the patent proprietor and also substantially follows the German Federal Patent Court with respect to the grounds for its decision.
Mayer Brown
On 12 June 2018, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Christian Louboutin's red sole trademark was valid (Case C-163/16).
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