Video on the Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht

Our partner Dr. Christof Augenstein, the Chair of AIPPI’s Standing Committee on the UPC, explains what the decision of the German Constitutional Court regarding the UPC means, and gives his insights on possible ways forward, in this brief video.

Video on the Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht

Video on the Decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht Our partner Dr. Christof Augenstein, the Chair of AIPPI’s Standing Committee on the UPC, explains what the decision of the German Constitutional Court regarding the UPC [...]

Will the Unified Patent Court be established? – An analysis of the decision of the Bundesverfassungsgericht

After the Federal Constitutional Court last Friday (20.03.2020) announced its long-awaited decision on the constitutional complaint against the ratification of the EPC, the last building block for the start of the Unified European Patent Court [...]

Federal Constitutional Court stops Unified Patent Court for formal reasons

Federal Constitutional Court stops Unified Patent Court for formal reasons The German Federal Constitutional Court has declared the law approving the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA) null and void. This means [...]

FCJ Confirms Protection of Confidential Documents in the Court File

FCJ Confirms Protection of Confidential Documents in the Court File (FCJ, decision of 14 January 2020, X ZR 33/19 - Inspection of files XXIV) Since the HRC Düsseldorf allowed a further appeal to [...]