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One year Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court in facts and figures

We are already one year into the new European patent and court system – a year of eagerly watching and waiting to see how the Unitary Patent (UP) and the Unified Pa...

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Unified Patent Court and Unitary Patent:One year on – where are we now and what have we learned so far?

It was not all that long ago that a new, unique, unified patent and court system came into force in large parts of Europe: After more than 50 years of controversial discussion...

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Quality Dashboard of the EPO – useful for applicants?

A few days ago, the European Patent Office (EPO) started publishing quality indicators on a specially created quality dashboard (see:

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Press Articles

Royalty Pharma and Cytokinetics Announce Expanded Strategic Funding Collaboration Totaling up to $575 Million to Support Commercial Launch of Aficamten and to Advance R&D Pipeline

Deal provides Cytokinetics with diversified access to capital as company advances its specialty cardiology franchise NEW YORK, NY and SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, CA, May 22, 2024 – Royalty Phar...

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Royalty Pharma to Acquire Royalty Interest in Sanofi’s Frexalimab

Frexalimab is in Phase 3 development by Sanofi in multiple sclerosis with multi-blockbuster potential in a wide range of immune-mediated diseases Expands Royalty Pharma’s ...

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Royalty Pharma and PureTech Health enter into KarXT Royalty Agreement for up to $500 Million

Royalty Pharma has acquired an interest in PureTech’s royalty in Karuna Therapeutics’ KarXT; Royalty Pharma and PureTech will share in royalties above certain annual sales thresholds

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Staff News

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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Promoting women and young talent at MAIWALD, 2024

Maiwald, a leading German IP law firm, has 45% female partners, emphasizing equality and diversity. The firm supports women's career advancement and attracts talented women th...

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Offshore wind power and territoriality principles from a German viewpoint

Claus Schindele considers the legal complications regarding patent protection in the offshore wind sector, with a particular eye on Germany and the UK

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Die Marktexklusivität als absolutes Recht (Teil I), GRUR 11/2024

Investment and innovation protection are closely linked in the pharmaceutical sector for the development and marketing of new medicinal products. In addition to patent protect...

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Financial Times: Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2024

We are very delighted to have been ranked once again by Financial Times as one of the leading patent law firms in Europe. The list contains the most recommended patent law fir...

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Dr. Sophie Ertl is again among Managing IP’s “Top 250 Women in IP” 2024

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Sophie Ertl

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Maiwald seminar in Munich (20.06.)
and Düsseldorf (27.06.)

UPC, künstliche Intelligenz und standardessentielle Patente Seminar date 1: June 20, 2024, from 2 pm in Munich (Office Maiwald) Seminar date 2: June 27,

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Maiwald is partner of the 3rd Annual Life Science Strategy Summit on IP & Exclusivity from October 8-10 in Munich

We are delighted to support the third annual Life Science Strategy Summit on IP & Exclusivity as a Platinum Partner! This industry-leading life science legal event brings together the leading pharma and biotech experts for three days of practical discussion on the protection of pharm...

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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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Maiwald at INTA´s 2024 Annual Meeting in Atlanta

From May 18 to 22, the INTA Annual Meeting took take place in Atlanta, Georgia. In addition to numerous other companies and law firms, Maiwald was also represented on site by Susanna Heurung, 

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