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News from Brussels – Stricter rules on pesticides and human substances for medical treatments & therapies

In the past few weeks the EU Commission made several legislative proposals in the areas of chemistry/food safety and safety of (medical) products. Two of those topics we would...

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Free samples of medicinal products to pharmacists – Section 7 (1) Health Services and Products Advertising Act (HWG) 

Higher Regional Court, Frankfurt am Main, judgment dated 10 February 2022, Case No. 6 U 161/15 As reported here on

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News from the UPC – New Court expected to start operating in early 2023

The Protocol on the Provisional Application of the UPCA entered into force on 19 January 2022 and the Unified Patent Court (UPC) was born as an international organisation. At ...

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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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Royalty Pharma acquires Royalty interest in Gavreto from Blueprint medicines for up to $340 Million

Attractive, precision oncology therapy with long patent duration added to portfolioBlueprint Medicines to receive $175 million upfront and $165 million in potential milestone payments

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Bayer withdraws second PI in Nexavar battle against generic drug manufacturers

Stada, Zentiva and four other generic drug companies can launch their generic products after Bayer withdrew its second application for a preliminary injunction to protect its cancer drug, Nexavar. But the companies could still face a costly damages claim if the court ultimat...

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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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Maiwald Appoints Dr Annelie Wünsche as Partner

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

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Do the experimental use and bolar exemptions also apply in contributory patent infringement cases? Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Practice, 2022

The reach of Sec. 10(3) of the German Patent Act (GPA) has been the subject of debate by German patent courts for many years. Final clarification by the German Supreme Court i...

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The biggest change is the introduction of a right to compensation under unfair competition law for consumers, 07/2022

In the Special Report of Leaders League, Dr Christian Meyer explains how the new claim for compensation, based on...

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Patents: New principles in preliminary injunction proceedings, 2022

In the July edition of Managing Intellectual Property Heike Röder-Hitschke discusses a significant European...

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Leaders League Rankings Germany 2022

We are delighted to have been included in the Leaders League Rankings 2022 within the categories:

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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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Meet Maiwald at the 6th European Intellectual Property Forum / 12th – 13th September 2022

6th European Intellectual Property Forum (EIPF), is the largest leadership-level IP conference of its kind dedicated to bringing together a diverse set of audiences from all over the world including IP experts, owners and investors to discuss and find solutions for key issues and operational challenges faced by corporations and IP professionals today. The event will take p...

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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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