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5 02, 2019

Changes at Kather Augenstein

Our founding partner Miriam Kiefer is the new Managing Partner of Kather Augenstein, following in the footsteps of Dr Christof Augenstein, who previously held the position of Managing Partner.

17 01, 2019

Legal 500 awards Kather Augenstein again

We are very pleased about the renewed ranking of Legal500 Germany in the second highest category in the area of ‘Patent Law Dispute Settlement’.

16 01, 2019

UPC – Review and Outlook

The UPC - a short review of the most important events of the past year and a preview of what we might expect this year.

8 01, 2019

Our Managing Partner Dr Christof Augenstein was awarded by ‘kanzleimonitor.de’

The study 'kanzleimonitor.de' went into its sixth edition in 2018/2019 and our Managing Partner Dr Christof Augenstein is one of the recommended top lawyers.

8 01, 2019

Kather Augenstein again selected by Wirtschaftswoche

Kather Augenstein was again awarded as “TOP KANZLEI” in the “Patent Law” category by Wirtschaftswoche.

13 11, 2018

The repair clause: Design without protection?

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.

4 10, 2018

Kather Augenstein is participating at the “Judicial Symposium on Intellectual Property” in Tokyo

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.

25 09, 2018

Patent protection in UK after a “No-Deal” Brexit with a view to the unitary patent

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 & Industrial Strategy has published [...]

13 09, 2018

“FOCUS Spezial”: Our firm is a top patent law firm

"FOCUS Spezial": Our firm is a top patent law firm Repeated award for our law firm: Focus Spezial selected us again as a top patent law firm in 2018. The ranking is based on recommendations made by partners of [...]

17 08, 2018

SEP Litigation Update: Federal Court of Justice suspends appeal proceedings against decision of Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court

The FCJ has now suspended one of the proceedings, so that the interested groups still have to wait for a supreme-court decision regarding the application of the criteria of the FCJ.