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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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German Act against Unfair Competition (amended) – E-mail advertising and forum shopping

In an unusually open clash between the Regional Court and the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf regarding the interpretation of the exception in Section 14 (2) sentence 3 n...

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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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Maiwald strengthens team with Isenbruck SPC specialist

"Mixed German IP firm Maiwald has strengthened its team with SPC expert Ulrike Herr. She joined in February from Isenbruck Bösl Hörschler, whose Munich office recently disbanded due to a string of departures. Ulrike Herr...

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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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Maiwald Appoints Dr Annelie Wünsche as Partner

Maiwald, one of Germany’s leading IP law firms, has appointed 

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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&n...

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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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Haftungsbegrenzungen und Freistellungsvereinbarungen insbesondere in Technologie- und Unternehmenskaufverträgen (M&A), Lizenz- und F&E-Verträgen, 2022

In the second part of the recently published article on contractual IP warranties, Dr Marco Stief discusses (1) limit...

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Vertragliche IP Garantien in Pharmaverträgen, insbesondere M&A, Lizenz und F&E Verträge, 2022

In der aktuellen Ausgabe der PharmR befasst sich Dr. Marco Stief mit vertra...

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Maiwald awarded as one of the best commercial law firms in Germany 2022

As part of the independent analysis and survey of more than 2,600 lawyers, Maiwald was one of only 411 firms awarded by brandeins /thema and Statista as one of the best commer...

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The Legal 500 EMEA 2022

Legal 500, the world’s largest legal advice directory, recommends 17 Maiwald lawyers in its 2022 EMEA ranking. The firm was ranked in two categories,

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IP Stars 2022: Trade mark firm rankings

We are delighted that Maiwald has been ranked as leading firm in this year’s trade mark rankings by the renowned trade magazine Managing Intellectual Property (MIP), which c...

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Maiwald at PATINFO2022 Event in Suhl

From June 22 to 24, 2022, PATINFO2022 will take place at CCS Suhl with the topic of internationalization and digitization of the IP world. Our partner and head of the trademark department Susanna Heurung holds on 24.06...

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Maiwald at INTA’s 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C.

Join Maiwald at this year's INTA 2022, the world's lagest trademark event! Our trademark experts Susanna Heurung and

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