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European Patent Office: Oral proceedings via video conference become standard

On 22 November 2022, a decision by the President of the European Patent Office (EPO) was issued that from January 1, 2023, onwards oral proceedings before the first instance (...

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No trademark infringement by model designation even in case of double identity

If the question in infringement cases is usually whether the opposing goods and signs are similar, claims by the trademark owner can, however, also fail at an earlier ...

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New timetable for the UPC: launch planned for 1 April 2023

On 6 October 2022, the Preparatory team for the Unified Patent Court...

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Royalty Pharma announces R&D Funding Collaboration with Merck

Novel collaboration structure supports pipeline innovation NEW YORK, NY, October 12, 2022 - Royalty Pharma plc (Nasdaq: RPRX) today announced that it has entered into an agreemen...

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Dissatisfied industry users push back against EPO quality measures

For years, the patent community has debated the level of quality of the patents granted by the EPO. Although the office is making continual efforts to improve, its new Patent Quality Charter has been met with resistance – according to the industry, the EPO's renewed measur...

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Law firm will in future operate as Maiwald GmbH

Munich, 11 October 2022 - Maiwald, one of Germany's largest and most renowned law firms in the field of intellectual property, will in future operate under a new name: Effective October 11, 2022, Maiwald Patentanwaltsgesellschaft und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH changed its...

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Maiwald appoints Dr Gisela Grabow as Counsel/ Tobias Matschke becomes Principal

With effect from 1 July 2022, Maiwald Patentanwalts- und Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, one of Germany's leading law firms in the field of intellectual property protection, ha...

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Maiwald Congratulates on Passing the EQE Examination

We are very pleased to congratulate Dr Felix Schröter, Dr ...

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Dr Ulrike Herr takes up role as partner with Maiwald

Patent attorney Dr Ulrike Herr joins Maiwald as partner on 1 February 2022. Formerly with the Munich office of Isenb...

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IP Due Diligence und Pharma, |transkript 4-2022 im November – Spezial: “Patente / M&A / Lizenzierung”

Market leaders in the life sciences are interested in acquiring start-ups in order to acquire a new technology as soon as their investment risk can be better foreseen. In orde...

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JUVE Handbook 2022/2023: Co-publishing article on the topic of “Die Äquivalenz in der Patentverletzung: Neue Rechtsprechung”

In the current edition of the JUVE Handbook for Commercial Law Firms 2022/2023 published in October 2022

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Preisanpassungsklauseln bei Verträgen zwischen Unternehmen, Betriebs-Berater 43/2022

In this article, Dr Marco Stief discusses the admissibility of value maintenance and price adjustment clauses in comm...

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WirtschaftsWoche 2022: Top Law Firm and Top Attorney

We are very delighted that Maiwald has once again been awarded by WirtschaftsWoche as a "TOP Law Firm 2022" in the field of "Patent Law". In ...

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JUVE Patent Rankings 2022

The JUVE Handbook 2022/2023 with the associated JUVE Patent Germany rankings has been published today. The ranking reflects our expertise in the areas of patent prosecution an...

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MIP Rising Stars 2022

Managing IP has revealed this year’s Rising Stars in IP list, a special publication which recognises some of the best up-and-coming IP practitioners in private practice....

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Online Conference on Patent Infringement 2022

The Forum Institute's online expert dialogue on patent infringement will take place on December 8, 2022. Experienced professionals will present the most important aspects of the following topics (in german language): Auslegung von Patenten - Aktuelle Entwicklungen

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IAM Connect: UPC 2022

From November 30 to December 01, 2022, the event IAM Connect: UPC 2022 will take place via Zoom. At the event, the most important questions about the UPC will be clarified and it will be explained how to optimise your business or clients UPC strategy. IAM Connect: UPC wi...

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