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22 03, 2019

New ways of protecting trade secrets

New ways of protecting trade secrets The protection of trade secrets used to not be regulated uniformly in Europe. In June 2016, the EU Commission therefore issued a directive aimed at setting uniform standards throughout Europe. We had already reported [...]

20 03, 2019

Free places at the UNION-IP Practice Discussion on March 29, 2019

On Friday, 29 March, the next UNION-IP Praxisgespräch will take place at the Bavarian State Ministry of Justice in Munich. This time the topic will be the auxillary claims in case of infringement of industrial property rights.

1 03, 2019

Kather Augenstein on the shortlist for the Managing IP Awards Germany

Kather Augenstein on the shortlist for the Managing IP Awards Germany Managing IP has published the shortlist for the EMEA Awards 2019 and Kather Augenstein is on the shortlist in the category Germany: Patent Contentious. The awards are presented annually [...]

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.