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Video Conference Without Consent of the Parties – Amicus Curiae Brief Filed in Connection With Case G 1/21 Before the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the Epo

Maiwald, together with other leading patent law firms, considers video conferencing without the consent of the parties to be inadmissible and has filed an amicus curiae brief in connection with the proceedings G 1/21 before the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the Europea...

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Maiwald establishes practice for patent litigation in the field of standard-essential HEVC patents and video codec technologies against non-practicing entities

Maiwald is setting up a patent litigation team with partner Dr Simon Lud and two associates. Maiwald is mandated by Unified Patents, LLC, located in the USA.

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Assignment of Phoma macrostoma Patents to Evologic Technologies

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Canadian Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food (“AAFC”) and Evologic Technologies GmbH have entered into an assignment and licence agreement regarding the Phoma macrostoma technology.

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Maiwald wins important victory at the German Federal Supreme Court

The German Federal Supreme Court revokes a supplementary protection certificate of the US pharmaceutical company Gilead for the HIV drug Truvada® The generic product of Maiwal...

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Maiwald wins for PepsiCo

European Patent Office dismisses Coca-Cola appeal Maiwald secures a patent for PepsiCo for sweetened, acidic beverages with no bitter aftertaste.

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Maiwald Wins for Pepsico

European Patent Office dismisses Coca-Cola appeal Maiwald secures a patent for PepsiCo for sweetened, acidic beverages with no bitter aftertaste.

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President of the European Patent Office and Patent Attorneys Sit down Together

Open letter leads to dialogue The European Patent Office has started a constructive dialogue with patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law on the initiative of a number of law firms who are working to ensure that in...

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Maiwald represents Royalty Pharma in CJEU referral concerning sitagliptin SPC

Extended Patent Protection for Pharmaceutical Companies Prospect of Legal Certainty for all EU Member States Maiwald obtains a referral to the European Court of Justice.

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Joint Press Release of Munich Patent Law Firms Grünecker, Hoffmann Eitle, Maiwald and Vossius & Partners

Patent Protection at Risk Open Letter to the European Patent Office: Quality of patent examinations at risk In an open letter to the European Patent Office, four large M...

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Maiwald accompanies the acquisition of Pharmazeutische Fabrik Evers GmbH & Co. KG

Marco Stief, Partner, and Sebastian Haase, Senior Associate, have accompanied the acquisitio...

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Maiwald achieves landmark decision on the admissibility of undisclosed disclaimers (G1/16)

On 18 December 2017, the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EBoA) handed down the decision in case G 01/16, answering legal questions on the admissibility of undisclosed disclaimers and the applicability of the so-called “gold standard disclosure test...

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Maiwald and PATEV agree on cooperation

Maiwald Patentanwaltsgesellschaft and the IP service provider PATEV have agreed on a cooperation in the area of in-house patent work. PATEV's "Patent Assistant" product offers companies access to expert advice on all aspects of in-house patents. Especially SMEs often lack th...

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Maiwald joins new UPC lawyers alliance

In the context of the newly created Unified Patent Court (UPC), Maiwald is pushing ahead with its drive to establish the firm as part of an international network of legal specialists. In April 2017, Maiwald joined the IP Lawyers Network UPCLA (Unified Patent Court Lawyers an...

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Maiwald Joins New UPC Lawyers Alliance

In the context of the newly created Unified Patent Court (UPC), Maiwald is pushing ahead with its drive to establish the firm as part of an international network of legal specialists. In April 2017, Maiwald joined the IP Lawyers Network UPCLA (Unified Patent Court Lawyers an...

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