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.

Munich I Regional Court: Käpt’n Iglo ./. Appel Feinkost – No anti-competitive imitation of Käpt’n Iglo by advertising with a male protagonist in a maritime background.

Munich I Regional Court: Käpt'n Iglo ./. Appel Feinkost - No anti-competitive imitation of Käpt'n Iglo by advertising with a male protagonist in a maritime background In its judgement of 03.12.2020, the Munich [...]

Likelihood of confusion under trade mark law for composite word marks – FCJ I ZB 80/19 – YOOFOOD/YO

Likelihood of confusion under trade mark law for composite word marks – FCJ I ZB 80/19 - YOOFOOD/YO How is the likelihood of confusion assessed if one of the opposing trademarks is a composite trademark consisting [...]

OLG Duesseldorf – Assert a matter in dispute in second instance which has neglected in first instance?

Higher Regional Court Duesseldorf – Assert a matter in dispute in second instance which was neglected in first instance? I. Decision In a decision of 13 August 2020 (2 U 25/19), the [...]

Cross appeal in nullity proceedings – FCJ X ZR 40/18

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