Kather Augenstein again awarded by IP Stars

Kather Augenstein has once again been rewarded by the IP expert guide “Managing Intellectual Property IP STARS” in the field of patents. The award recognizes law firms and individual lawyers worldwide for their outstanding performance and is based on feedback from clients, peers and competitors.

As in the previous year, three of our partners are rewarded as IP Stars: Senior Partner Dr Peter Kather, Name Partner Dr Christof Augenstein and Managing Partner Miriam Kiefer LL.M.

The renewed distinction of our law firm and our three partners shows that we have embarked on a sustainable path of successfully serving our clients in today’s vehemently conducted patent infringement disputes.

Wirtschaftswoche has once again awarded Kather Augenstein

Wirtschaftswoche has once again awarded Kather Augenstein Wirtschaftswoche has once again awarded us the title of "WiWo Top Patent Law Firm". Only last year we received the award, now we can defend it. We [...]

Regional Court Munich – Preliminary Views on FRAND Licenses in the Supply Chain

Regional Court Munich – Preliminary Views on FRAND Licenses in the Supply Chain The Regional Court Munich I held a first oral hearing on October 30th, 2019, in two first-instance patent infringement proceedings concerning [...]

No presumption of urgency for injunctions in the area of the new Secrecy Protection Act

In a recently published decision, the Higher Regional Court Munich for the first time deals with the injunctive relief according to Sec. 6 German Trade Secret Act (GeschGehG), dressed in an application for a temporary injunction, and the aspect of urgency (order of 08.08.2019 - 29 W 940/19).

Blockchain strategy of the German government: Blockchain to be tested as evidence

On 18.09.2019, the German government published the announced strategy paper on the use of blockchain technology [German].