PAVIS online seminar – Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) in patent nullity proceedings

Current decisions relevant for liabilty on civil procedure issues of nullity proceedings

Current decisions of the Federal Patent Court and the Federal Court of Justice (BGH) give reason to highlight various civil procedural issues of nullity proceedings. These are not only highly relevant to liability, but also offer the inclined litigant many opportunities to become creatively active. The seminar will be led by the experienced attorneys Dr. Peter Kather and Christopher Weber, who, in addition to their actual focus on infringement proceedings, also act in an accompanying capacity in title proceedings. In the seminar, you will learn about the latest case law, refresh your knowledge of procedural law, and learn a trick or two.

The first part (Jan. 26, 2021) of the online seminar series will focus on the following topics:

  • Extension of action and withdrawal of action
  • Cross-appeal
  • Alternatively claims
  • Cooperative litigation and unlawful taking

The second part (02.02.2021) of the online seminar series will focus on the following topics:

  • Document submission according to 142 ZPO
  • Protection of secrets in popular action
  • Interest in legal protection in the case of expired property rights

In cooperation with the Federal Association of German Patent Attorneys e.V.

Event Information:

Speakers:

  • Attorneys at Law Dr. Peter Kather, Christopher Weber (Kather Augenstein, Düsseldorf)

Dr. Kather has been practicing intellectual property law for more than 30 years and Mr. Weber has specialized in patent law for more than 14 years. Both are partners in the law firm Kather Augenstein Rechtsanwälte in Düsseldorf, which focuses on litigation in patent, trademark and design matters. They are also authors of numerous publications in the fields of intellectual property law and civil procedure law.

Participant group

  • Patent Attorneys
  • Lawyers
  • IP Counsel
  • IP Professionals

Organizer and place:

  • Online seminar via video conference

Price:

  • per part 49,00 € plus VAT / 56,84 € incl. 16% VAT**.

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