Expert Guide Managing IP again ranks Kather Augenstein among the IP Stars 2021 – Managing Partner Miriam Kiefer LL.M. recommended as one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2021

Expert guide Managing IP once again ranked Kather Augenstein as a Top Tier 2 Law Firm in the field of patent. The ranking is an international benchmark in the intellectual property industry, comprising the leading law firms from over 70 jurisdictions.

The IP Stars ranking is published annually by the Managing Intellectual Property (MIP) magazine, which conducts detailed research to create this list of trusted firms by country. The award honours law firms worldwide as well as individual lawyers for their exceptional achievements and is based on feedback from clients, peers and fellow lawyers.

We are very pleased that MIP has highlighted Senior Partner Dr. Peter Kather, Name Partner Dr. Christof Augenstein and Managing Partner Miriam Kiefer LL.M. as Patent IP Stars 2021 and as well Partner Christopher Weber who has been named as Notable Practitioner. Miriam Kiefer is again ranked as one of the Top 250 Women in IP 2021.

The repeated honouring of our IP boutique and our four partners shows that we have taken a sustainable path to successfully act on behalf of our clients in today’s vehemently fought patent infringement disputes.

Temporal urgency for preliminary injunctions on a modified embodiment

02.08.2021|Comments Off on Temporal urgency for preliminary injunctions on a modified embodiment

Temporal urgency for preliminary injunctions on a modified embodiment In a recent decision (HRC Düsseldorf (2. Zivilsenat), decision of 27 May 2021 – 2 U 2/21; GRUR-RS 2021, 13946 - Insulinpumpe), [...]

Dr Peter Kather is panelist at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection Symposium on the topic “Patentability of Plants and Animals: Scope for Action and Need for Reform?”

20.07.2021|Comments Off on Dr Peter Kather is panelist at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection Symposium on the topic “Patentability of Plants and Animals: Scope for Action and Need for Reform?”

Dr Peter Kather is panelist at the Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection Symposium on the topic "Patentability of Plants and Animals: Scope for Action and Need for Reform?" On [...]

Federal Constitutional Court: Urgent applications against the Implementation Act on the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court dismissed: Constitutional complaints are inadmissible in the main proceedings

13.07.2021|Comments Off on Federal Constitutional Court: Urgent applications against the Implementation Act on the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court dismissed: Constitutional complaints are inadmissible in the main proceedings

Last Friday (09.07.2021), the German Federal Constitutional Court published its decision, which had been awaited for weeks, on the further constitutional complaints against the ratification of the UPC, the final building block for the [...]

Federal Constitutional Court clears path for UPC

12.07.2021|Comments Off on Federal Constitutional Court clears path for UPC

Federal Constitutional Court clears path for UPC In its decision of June 23, 2021 (Ref. 2 BvR 2216/20 and 2 BvR 2217/20), the Federal Constitutional Court rejected the applications for a [...]