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Safeguarding secrets when employees leave

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Austria, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • February 11 2014

Life sciences companies innovate rapidly and many of their employees, who drive the research and development on which these businesses are built, are

Germany

  • Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB
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  • Germany
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  • January 31 2014

Design law in Germany consists of the Designs Act, harmonised to a substantial degree with the EU Designs Directive (9871EC) and the EU Community

Recent amendments of German design law old wine in new skins?

  • Bardehle Pagenberg Partnerschaft mbB
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  • Germany
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  • November 19 2013

Whoever is interested in protecting the two- or three-dimensional outer appearance of a product is well-advised seeking protection by way of a

Infringement of Daimler's designs by producer of stretched cars

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • July 22 2010

The German car maker Daimler AG is the owner of several Community designs for its Mercedes S-Class cars, namely for the standard model

Protecting trade secrets in Germany

  • Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
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  • Germany
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  • August 8 2013

As Europe's largest economy, one might expect Germany to provide robust protection of intellectual property assets such as trade secrets It's true

No separate enforcement of individual elements of registered design

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Germany
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  • October 25 2012

The German Federal Court of Justice clarified that there is no protection of individual elements of a registered design against third party products unless such element is separately registered as an individual design

Principle of "res judicata" in design cases: OHIM Board of Appeal is bound by decision of German court in infringement proceeding ruling a design to be invalid

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • July 22 2010

In this case, the Community design registration by Sport-Service-Lorinser Sportliche Ausrüstungen GmbH (Lorinser) for vehicle wheel rims was challenged by RH Alurad Höffken GmbH (RH) who claimed it was identical with its earlier German design and therefore lacked novelty and individual character

Apple v. Samsung: summary update

  • Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt LLP
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  • Germany
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  • January 31 2012

Engadget has started a "Follow the Saga" feature concerning the ongoing Apple v. Samsung feud, including the most recent announcement that the ban on the original Galaxy Tab 10.1 has been upheld in Germany

Germany introduces design invalidity proceedings before the German patent and trademark office

  • Squire Sanders
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  • Germany
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  • January 8 2014

On 1 January 2014, a new Design Act came into force in Germany - Gesetz über den rechtlichen Schutz von Design (Designgesetz - DesignG). In a

Safeguarding secrets - a German employment law perspective

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • Germany
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  • March 24 2014

In the framework of contractual relationships that involve continued obligations, the issue of confidentiality typically combines conflicting