For years, the German automotive industry has been arguing with consumer protection groups and associations about design protection for spare parts. Now the Federal Minister of Justice, Katarina Barley, has taken up the topic and, according to the latest information from the FAZ, wants to make serious changes.
Dr Christof Augenstein and Christopher Weber, together with Prof Dr Peter Meier-Beck, Presiding Judge of the Patent Senate of the Federal Court of Justice will interpret the general principles of German patent infringement proceedings and concretize them in a mock trial at a symposium in Japan.
Patent protection in UK after a "No-Deal" Brexit with a view to the unitary patent Britain's withdrawal without a "deal" on 29 March 2019 is becoming more and more likely. The Department for Business, Energy [...]
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