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The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that its fees will increase from 1 April 2023

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced that its fees will increase from 1 April 2023. Most of the fees are increased by 3%. However, the fees for requesting an interna...

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News on EU Pharmaceutical and Medical Devices Laws

1. New pharmaceutical legislation With the so-called

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FCJ (Federal Court of Justice): Current decisions on cease-and-desist declarations according to “Hamburger Brauch” – Part 2

In its judgment of 1 December 2022 (Case No. I ZR 144/21), the FCJ clarified firstly that the delivery of a cease-and-desist declaration with penalty clause c...

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IP people moves and firm announcements

Below are some of the latest senior practitioner moves and firm news across the world. Readers should note that firm and practitioner news can also be found on a firm's review page. EUROPE

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Royalty Pharma and Ionis enter into Royalty Agreement for up to $1.1 Billion to further advance Ionis´ genetic medicines and commercial

• Royalty Pharma to acquire an interest in SPINRAZA® and pelacarsen royalties – Ionis retains majority of royalties and all milestones from Novartis for pelacarsen • Royalty Pharma to pay Io...

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Maiwald wins important opposition case for its client Acetate International LLC at the European Patent Office

Maiwald GmbH in Munich has achieved an important victory for its client Acetate International LLC at the European Patent Office. Acetate International LLC is part of the Celanese group which has a long history of producing cellulose acetate products for commercial applicatio...

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Maiwald appoints Dr Julia Mössinger as partner

Maiwald, one of Germany's leading intellectual property law firms, has appointed

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Dr Lars Häusler and his team join forces with Maiwald Düsseldorf

With effect from 1 January 2023, Maiwald GmbH, one of Germany's leading law firms in the field of intellectual property, is expanding its presence in Düsseldorf, both in term...

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Dr Aliki Busse joins Maiwald as partner

Trademark, design and competition law specialist Dr Aliki Busse will, toget...

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The role of patent attorneys in patent infringement disputes in Germany and Europe, MIP 2023

In the article "The role of patent attorneys in patent infringement disputes in Germany and Europe", published by Managing IP,

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Interview on the UPC, “die Welt” – Smart Rechtsguide, 2023

In the issue (No. 57) of "die Welt", Dr.-Ing. Sophie Ertl answered questions about the UPC as part of the supplement ...

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EuGH: Plattformbetreiber haften für Markenrechtsverletzungen durch Drittanbieter – der Fall Louboutin/Amazon, BetriebsBerater 12/2023

In the contribution in the 12/2023 issue of the BetriebsBerater journal, Dr Marco Stief reports on a ruling by the EC...

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Chambers Europe Guide 2023

Every year Chambers Europe ranks the leading lawyers and law firms across Europe, providing indispensable insights, and market intelligence for law firm clients as well as leg...

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Chambers Global Guide Rankings 2023

We are proud to share that Chambers & Partners has ranked Maiwald in their 2023 edition for Patent Prosecution (Band 2). Chambers point out that "Maiwald has a broad-based...

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The Legal 500 Deutschland

In total, 25 lawyers are mentioned by name in the Legal 500 Germany commentary for their outstanding contribution to their respective practices. The firm continues to be named...

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IAM Live “IP and Emerging Technology Europe 2023”

On April 19, 2023, the IAM Live event "IP and Emerging Technology Europe 2023" will take place. Register now to learn more about the current challenges and changes in the IP sector and to gain insights into the legal issues related to the Internet of Things, digital healthcare, connectivity in the era of 5G and 6G, AI, blockchain and the metaverse.

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AIPPI Spring Meeting & Trilateral Meeting 2023

On March 30 and 31, the AIPPI Spring and the AIPPI Trilateral Meeting 2023 will take place in Venice, Italy. Maiwald will be represented on site by Dr.-Ing. Sophie Ertl in order to exchange ideas on current intellectual property issues with the participants. The f...

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