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Sequence Listings in New Format – WIPO ST. 26 in force from 1 July 2022 on

On 1 July 2022 (the “Big Bang”-Date) a new sequence listing (SQL) standard will come into force. On that date, all Intellectual Property Offices ...

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New Block Exemption Regulation for Vertical Agreements – The Main Changes

On May 10, the new Block Exemption Regulation for Vertical Agreements ...

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Patents: New principles in preliminary injunction proceedings

Yesterday, Thursday 28 April 2022, the CJEU delivered its decision in the preliminary ruling case

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Proxygen announces strategic collaboration with Merck to develop molecular glue degraders

Proxygen, a leader in the discovery and development of molecular glue degraders, announced today that the company has entered into a strategic multi-year research collaboration and license agreement with Merck. Proxygen is eligible to receive up to €495 million ($554 milli...

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Maiwald offers part of its office space to Munich volunteer organisation as a coordination hub for Ukrainian refugees

The patent attorneys’ firm of Maiwald has put part of its Munich office space at the disposal of the organisation “Münchner Freiwillige – Wir helfen e.V.” to use as a contact point for refugees fleeing Ukraine. From rooms in Elisenhof, located very close to...

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EPO upholds Berkeley divisional CRISPR patent

"The EPO Opposition Division has upheld a CRISPR/Cas9 patent belonging to the University of California (Berkeley), University of Vienna, and Emmanuelle Charpentier, following a 15-hour hearing. However, it is just one in a multiple-patent family subject to recent EPO proceed...

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Dr Ulrike Herr takes up role as partner with Maiwald

Patent attorney Dr Ulrike Herr joins Maiwald as...

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Maiwald Appoints Dr Annelie Wünsche as Partner

Maiwald, one of Germany’s leading IP law firms, has appointed Dr Annelie Wünsche as partner wi...

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Maiwald Appoints Three New Counsels

With effect from 1 March 2021, Maiwald Patentanwalts- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, one of Germany's leading IP firms, appointed three of its Munich patent attorneys to C...

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EU-Initiative zu Zwangslizenzen – Chance oder Wettbewerbsnachteil? Arzneimittel & Recht, 2022

In an article just recently published in the journal Arzneimittel & Recht (Edition 03/22) Dr Gisela Grabow...

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A quiet but important step for software patents in Germany, 2022

Dr Simon Lud explains in Managing Intellectual Property how a German court judgment is advantageous for patent applicat...

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Handelsblatt: Best Lawyers Germany 2022

This year, the US publication Best Lawyers recommended 16 Maiwald attorneys as the best in their field. The Best Lawyers Ranking was published in the Handelsblatt Spezial – ...

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IP STARS Top Tier Firm 2022

Maiwald is delighted to be ranked by Managing IP as "Top Tier Firm" as leading firm for patent work. This is the third set of firm ranking results from the research for the 20...

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Financial Times: Europe’s Leading Patent Law Firms 2022

Maiwald is honoured to be listed again by the Financial Times as one of the leading IP law firms in Europe. Firms that were especially recommended for their services in six ar...

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„Tag der gewerblichen Schutzrechte“ 2022: Trade mark lecture by Susanna Heurung

On Wednesday, July 13, 2022, entrepreneurs, patent experts and start-ups from Baden-Württemberg will again have the opportunity to receive information on intellectual property in one day. Experts from the patent offices explain current developments and representatives of innovative companies present their recipes for success and give practical tips.

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Maiwald UPC Videos

This year, the Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court start, being a predominant change in the European patent terrain. The Unitary Patent and the Unified Patent Court raise new chances and opportunities and face law firms and clients with new challenges and questions. We are therefore pleased to invite you to

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