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European Parliament Supports Use of Some Plants Generated By New Genomic Techniques (NGT) But Opposes Patents for all NGT Plants

In a vote held on 7 February 2024, the European Parliament (EP) approved a proposal to

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Determining the value in dispute in patent nullity proceedings if the pharmaceutical product in question does not make use of the teaching of the contested patent – Value in Dispute V

In nullity appeal proceedings, on the application of the appellant the Federal Court of Justice ruled on 23 January 2024 (case no. X ZR 161/23 - not published yet) to signific...

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Decision on inventive step casts new light on EBA’s ‘plausibility’ guidance: T 0116/18 and a review after 10 months of G 2/21

In March last year, the much-awaited decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA), G 2/21, issued on the topic of “plausibility”, a catchword much appli...

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The winners of “Munich’s outstanding companies 2023” award

On November 30, the city honored companies that have shown particularly exemplary commitment to the well-being of Munich residents with the "Munich's outstanding companies" award. We are delighted that we were able to sup...

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Digital mission statement at Maiwald

Maiwald Intellectual Property shows how hybrid and mobile collaboration can be promoted in companies. Together with Hye-Jung (Carolin) Chung and Dr. Stephanie Tremmel, occupational psychologists at ias Aktiengesellschaft and ias health & safety GmbH, a digital mission st...

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Maiwald appoints Dr. Sun Jin Lee, Sebastian Herzog and Dr. Tobias Philipp as partners

Maiwald is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sun Jin Lee,

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Dr Isabel Tomerius joins Maiwald as Partner

Patent attorney Dr Isabel Tomerius joi...

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T 0116/18 and a review after 10 months of G 2/21, Managing IP 2024

Decision on inventive step casts new light on EBA’s ‘plausibility’ guidance - Dr. Eva Ehlich and

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Rechtshandbuch Chemie-, Pharma- und Life-Science-Patente, C.H. Beck – 2023

Rechtshandbuch Chemie-, Pharma- und Life-Sciences-Patente is a comprehensive guide to the law on chemical, pharmaceutical and life sciences patents, which

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(No) injunctive relief before the actual grant of a patent, GRUR 23/2023

Following expiry of market exclusivity in March 2022 for the drug Gilenya® (active ingredient: fingolimod) used for the treatment of multiple sclerosis and an unexpected dela...

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The Legal 500 Deutschland 2024

Maiwald is recommended in 3 practice areas in the 2024 edition of The Legal 500 Germany. A total of 18 lawyers are mentioned by name in the Legal 500 Germany commentary fo...

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Employer of the Future – awarded by the German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalization

We are delighted to have been recognized as an Employer of the Future by the German Innovation Institute for Sustainability and Digitalization.

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Maiwald recognized by FOCUS as Top Employer 2024 with additional recommendation in the category “diversity”

At Maiwald, we go to great lengths to ensure that all our colleagues feel comfortable and are constantly trying to optimize ourselves in order to achieve and maintain the most...

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Maiwald at IAM IPBC Europe 2024

Join us from 18 – 20 March 2024 at IPBC Europe in Munich where IAM will bring together elite decision makers to discuss key policy, business and legal developments, as well as the most effective strategies for maximising IP value in the increasingly dynamic European market. IPBC Europe is the region’s foremost gathering on IP value creation and is set to return in 2024...

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Compact seminar of the Aktion Plagiarius e.V.:
Ich hab ‘ne tolle Idee, und jetzt?
Wie Sie Ihre Ideen erfolgreich umsetzen, vermarkten und schützen (Lecutres held in German)

Well informed, and with courage, perseverance and the right partner at your side to success! Did you know that it is much easier to attract investors if the promising, freshly developed innovation is protected by registered industrial property rights such as trademarks, designs and patents? And did you a...

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Deutscher Pharma Recht Tag 2024

We are pleased to have Dr. Marco Stief give a presentation on ''No-Challenge Clauses in R&D, cooperation, license and settlement agreements'' at the 36th German Pharma Law Day. This is a topic that has grown in relevance and complexity in recent years and whose basic principles should be familiar to anyone involved in R&D, cooperation and license agreements or in I...

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IP Protection for Plant Innovation 2024 – 11th International Conference

FORUM Institut's 11th Conference on Intellectual Property Protection for Plant Innovation 2024 will be held 13 and 14 June 2024 in the beautiful city of Amsterdam. The conference is the biennial venue for professionals from around the world to discuss the most important IP developments in the plant innovation sector. A p...

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