Publications

Publications

2nd Edition of the Handbook “The Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC)”

We are delighted to announce the release of the 2nd Edition of the Handbook “The Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC)” edited by our partner Dr. Marco Stief. The book provides a detailed insight into t...

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JUVE Handbook 2021/2022: Co-publishing article on the topic of “Chances and stumbling blocks in video negotiations at the EPO”

In the current edition of the JUVE Handbook for Commercial Law Firms 2021/2022 published in October 2021 Dr Eva Ehlich,

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New referral to the EBoA: post-filed experimental evidence and plausibility

by Dr Stefanie Parchmann in Managing Intellectual Property

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Alignment of Pharmaceutical Strategy for Europe with the Action Plan on IP

by Dr Gisela Grabow in Managing Intellectual Property

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Admissibility of non-challenge clauses and pay-for-delay agreements in settlements and license

by Dr Marco Stief In the current October issue of Pharma Recht – a specialist journal for pharmaceutical law our partner Dr. Marco Stief has written an article wi...

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German Court Calls for Better Enforcement of Preliminary Injunctions in Patent Infringement Case

by Dr Christian Meyer in Managing Intellectual Property

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Enlarged Board of Appeal Rules on Double Patenting

by Dr Annelie Wünsche and Dr Stefanie Parchmann

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Vertragshandbuch Pharma and Life Sciences

by Dr Marco Stief ...

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We Help the Inventor to Protect the Idea

by Dr Sophie Ertl in ZEIT „Arbeitswelten der Zukunft“

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Patents Drive Innovation and Progress

by Dr Eva Ehlich and Dr Christian Schäflein in Smart Rechtsguide 2021

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Germany: EBA Set to Hear Case on the Legality of the EPO’s Video Proceedings

by Dr Eva Ehlich and Angela Zumstein in Mana...

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Connected Cars, SEP and Frand-Cjeu Referral With a Focus on Multi-Tier Supply Chains

by Dr Marco Stief and Heike Röder-Hitschke in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

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CJEU SANTEN: No More Spc Protection for New Indications and New Galenic Formulations?

by Dr Marco Stief and Dr Robert Wenzel in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

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The launch of Horizon Europe: The EU initiative for research and innovation

by Dr Marco Stief in Managing Intellectual Property

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Can third parties access files in nullity proceedings?

by Stefan Bianchin in Managing Intellectual Property

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German court rules against automated dispensing of medicinal products

by Dr Christian Meyer  in Managing Intellectual Property

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Recent amendments to the SPC Regulation

by Dr Derk Vos  in IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century  This article first appeared in IAM Innovation & Invention Yearbook: Building IP value i...

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Revocation of protection certificate

by Dr Derk Vos in transkript - Life Science Magazine

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Protection Through Insurance Solutions

by Dr Christian Pisani (together with Rebecca Koch) in Risikomanagement, Organisation, Compliance für Unternehmen Eds. Zenke / Schäfer / Brocke

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The End of SPCs for New Indications?

by Dr Marco Stief in the GRUR - Zeitschrift der Deutschen Vereinigung für gewerblichen Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht 

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Case provides legal certainty for employers and employee inventors

by Dr Anja Friedrich in Managing Intellectual Property

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Supply Bottlenecks in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Causes, Reasons and Solutions using the Example of the Corona Virus (Part 2)

by Dr Marco Stief and Dr Boris Bromm in Pharma Recht - Fachzeitschrift für das gesamte Arzneimittelrecht

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Distinguishing Between a Technical Feature and a Representation of Information

by Stefan Bianchin in Managing Intellectual Property

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EMA and EU Commission offer flexibility instead of intervention

by Dr Gisela Grabow in Managing Intellectual Property

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Supply Bottlenecks in the Pharmaceutical Industry – Causes, Reasons and Solutions using the Example of the Corona Virus (Part 1)

by Dr Marco Stief and Dr Boris Bromm in Pharma Recht - Fachzeitschrift für das gesamte Arzneimittelrecht

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Forum Shopping Is Becoming More Difficult

by Dr Annelie Wünsche in Managing Intellectual Property

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How are patents interpreted after nullity proceedings?

by Thomas Ederer in Managing Intellectual Property

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Handbook of Patent Law

2nd edition 2020 Eds. Haedecke / Timmann, edited i. a. by Dr Dirk Bühler and Dr Marco Stief

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Legal problems of the supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products

Using the example of medical indications, excipients and combinations of active ingredients by Dr Marco Stief Publisher Carl Heymanns Verlag ISBN 97...

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Compliance Requirements for Effective Risk Management

by Elke Wurster and Dr Christian Pisani in MPJ - Medizinprodukte Journal

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CJEU Clarifies the Impact of a Declaration

by Stephan Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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Even “smaller” ideas are worth protecting

by Dr Eva Dörner and Alexander Ortlieb in Rechtsguide 2020 (insert of Süddeutsche Zeitung)

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German Federal Patent Court Releases New Decision

by Stefan Bianchin in Managing Intellectual Property

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AIPPI Study Question 2019 Plausability

by Dr Ina Bürck in Study Guidelines, 2019 AIPPI Word Congress - London additional authors: Heiko Dumlich, Johannes Gierlich, Robin Keulertz, Simon Klopschinski, Philipp Marchand, Mi...

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Protection of inventions in AI and digitalisation

by Dr Christian Schäflein and Dr Fabian Kiendl in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st...

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FCJ Clarifies Requirements for Enforcement of Time-Barred and Non-Time-Barred Claims

by Dr Christian Meyer in Managing Intellectual Property

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Claim Interpretation If Preamble Equates to State of the Art

by Dr Volker Tegeder in Managing Intellectual Property

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General Court confirms lack of likelihood of confusion between IOS FINANCE and EOS

by Stephan Schneller and Samira Weik in World Trademark Review This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in (07/2019). For further information,...

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Supreme Court Shows Distrust of Digital Deadline Management System

by Sebastian Herzog in Managing Intellectual Property

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CAR-T cell therapies – IP related challenges

by Dr Dirk Bühler in BioTechnologie Jahrbuch 2019

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What Happens When Prior Art Is Described in a Patent?

by Dr Martin Trautmann in Managing Intellectual Property

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Pregabalin and Fulvestrant – a comparison of German and English liability regimes for Swiss-type claims in light of current case law

by Dr Marco Stief and Ulrike Zorr in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

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Proposed Regulation Increasing Transparency at the EFSA Threatens IP

by Dr Gisela Grabow in Managing Intellectual Property

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New Liability for Second Medical Use

by Dr Marco Stief and Ulrike Zorr in Managing Intellectual Property

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Court blocks prior art time travel

by Dr Julia Mössinger in Managing Intellectual Property

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Between Pregabalin and Fulvestrant

by Dr Marco Stief in GRUR Gewerblicher Rechtsschutz und Urheberrecht

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Securing the Way: Compliance Management Systems

by Elke Wurster in DATEV magazin

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Court Decides on Issues Related to Declaration of Division During Appeal

by Dr Christian Haggenmüller in Managing Intellectual Property

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On the prohibition of post portem insemination

by Dr Christian Pisani in Der Gynäkologe

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German FPC Adds Another Twist to Pemetrexed Case

by Dr Renate Rieder in Managing Intellectual Property

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CJEU Rules on SPCs for Combination Products

by Dr Annelie Wünsche in Managing Intellectual Property

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Late filed submissions in nullity proceedings

by Simon Quartus Lud in Managing Intellectual Property

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Business bases opposition against trade mark on company name

by Susanna Heurung in Managing Intellectual Property

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BPatG judges have adequate technical expertise

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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The effects of a cooking pan

by Thomas Mayer in Managing Intellectual Property

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Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC)

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Dirk Bühler (Hrsg.) in Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPC), Stief/Bühler (Hrsg.)

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Infringer cannot intervene in reinstatement procedure

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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R 0016/13 – A truly positive decision!

by Eva Ehlich in European Patent Institute

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Submissions filed in second instance nullity proceedings

by Simon Quartus Lud in Managing Intellectual Property

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SPCs for medical devices

by Dr Annelie Wünsche in Managing Intellectual Property

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BGH “Filmscanner” judgment reviewed

by Marco Stief and Stefan G Fuchs in Managing Intellectual Property

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CJEU requirements in FRAND cases

by Marco Stief and Stefan G Fuchs in Managing Intellectual Property siehe auch Teil 2: Recent developments in German jurisprudence following ECJ Huawei Technologies /...

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BGH denies injunctive relief grace period in patent case

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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Inescapable trap for German parts of European patents

by Anja Friedrich in Managing Intellectual Property

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Revised TTBER and Guidelines

by Marco Stief in Managing Intellectual Property

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New opportunities to obtain purpose-related patents

by Martina Müller-Dyck in Managing Intellectual Property

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Inventive step and application of general knowledge

by Holger Kämpf in Managing Intellectual Property

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‘Spin bingo’ will be perceived as a specific version of the game of bingo

by Stephan N. Schneller in World Trademark Review

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Ruling on indirect patent infringement

by Fabian Kiendl in Managing Intellectual Property

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Safe harbors in Europe: an update on the research and Bolar exemptions to patent infringement

by Marco Stief in Nature Biotechnology, Volume 33, Number 7

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Vertragshandbuch Pharma und Life Sciences

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Boris Bromm (Hrsg.) in Vertragshandbuch Pharma und Life Sciences, Stief/Bromm (Hrsg.)

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General Court rules in bingo trade mark case

by Stephan N. Schneller in Nature Biotechnology, Volume 33, Number 7

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Technical character of graphic feedback

by Simon Quartus Lud in Managing Intellectual Property

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Patentability of mathematical methods

by Ralph Fernolend in Managing Intellectual Property

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Inescapable trap for German parts of European patents not inescapable

by Andreas Ledl in Managing Intellectual Property

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Different disclosure standards for novelty and priority

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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General Court overturns on phonetic similarity

by Stephan N. Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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Free fluege.de for all, rules General Court

by Stephan N. Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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Federal Supreme Court endorses functional claim language

by Dirk Bühler in Managing Intellectual Property

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Chemical and biological inventions

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Dirk Bühler in Patent Law – A Handbook on European and German Patent Law, Haedicke/Timmann (Hrsg.)

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The law of utility models

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Dirk Bühler in Patent Law – A Handbook on European and German Patent Law, Haedicke/Timmann (Hrsg.)

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The supplementary protection certificate (SPC)

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Dirk Bühler in Patent Law – A Handbook on European and German Patent Law, Haedicke/Timmann (Hrsg.)

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Questions submitted on scope of Bolar provision

by Marco Stief together with Heinrich Nemeczek in Managing Intellectual Property

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Multiple complaints bring higher cost risk for defendant

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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CJEU rules on enforcement of unregistered Community designs

by Stephan N. Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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Federal Supreme Court clarifies priority issues

by Andrea Lasar in Managing Intellectual Property

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New life for equivalent infringement

by Sophie Ertl in Managing Intellectual Property

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General Court considers scope of examination by Board of Appeal under Article 64

by Stephan N. Schneller in World Trademark Review

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High barrier set for revocation of injunctions

by Dr Derk Vos in Managing Intellectual Property

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Court rules on SPCs with negative duration

by Dr Dirk Bühler in Managing Intellectual Property

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Domain ruled not jus ad rem

by Stephan N. Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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One person can sue for nullity twice

by Norbert Hansen in Managing Intellectual Property

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Enforcing Intellectual Property Rights. Necessary Instruments versus Over-Enforcement

by Heike Röder-Hitschke in Götting/du Vall/Röder-Hitschke (Hrsg.)

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Supreme Court rules on prerequisites for prior use

by Andreas Ledl in Managing Intellectual Property

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Gebrauchsmusterrecht

by Marco Stief zusammen mit Dr. Dirk Bühler in Handbuch des Patentr...

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Chemische und biologische Erfindungen

by Marco Stief zusammen mit Dr. Dirk Bühler in Handbuch des Patentrechts, Haedicke/Timmann (Hrsg.)

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Das ergänzende Schutzzertifikat

by Marco Stief zusammen mit Dr. Dirk Bühler in Handbuch des Patentr...

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Use of mediation for IP matters increases

by Alexander Schmitz in Managing Intellectual Property

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Neurim and SPCs: Justice for indication inventions

by Marco Stief together with Robert Wenzel in Managing Intellectual Property

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AG provides an advisory opinion on Article 3(a) of the SPC Regulation

by Sybille Pfender in Managing Intellectual Property

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Basic patents and supplementary protection certificates

by Dr Klaus Breitenstein in Managing Intellectual Property

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Infringing inventions dispersed across multiple territories

by Dr Simon Lud in Managing Intellectual Property

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Clarification of the case law on repair and reconstruction

by Stefan Gross in Managing Intellectual Property

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CJEU asked to clarify functional definition issue

by Dr Annelie Wünsche and Dr Dirk Bühler in Managing Intellectual Property

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Time for more medical device SPCs?

by Jan van Dieck in Managing Intellectual Property

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ECJ rules on Community design case

by Heiko Dehm in World Trademark Review This article first appeared on WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review, in (09/2017).

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BigData and IoT – does Europe stand a chance against Google and its like?

by Dr Christian Schäflein in Ingenieurversteher

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The underrated alternative ground

by Lutz Kietzmann in Managing Intellectual Property

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Design protection more important than ever

by Susanna Heurung in Managing Intellectual Property

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Protecting and enforcing data formats for the IoT

by Simon Quartus Lud in Managing Intellectual Property

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General Court upholds likelihood of confusion

by Stefan Schneller in Managing Intellectual Property

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Determining litigation value in patent appeals

by Dr Stefanie Parchmann in Managing Intellectual Property

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Patents & Mathematics

by Attila Kimpan in European Consortium for Mathematics in Industry

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Diagnostic methods – establishing infringement of offshore steps by narrowing claims

by Dr Dirk Bühler in IAM Yearbook: Building IP value in the 21st century 2019

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Recent developments in German jurisprudence following ECJ “Huawei Technologies / ZTE“

by Marco Stief together with Dr. Stefan G. Fuchs in Managing Intellectual Property siehe auch Teil 1: 

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Designrechtler

by Marco Stief in karriereführer

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TUM MENTORING WAS A MAJOR DOOR OPENER

by Dr Sophie Ertl Interview with the Technical University Munich

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