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Roboterrecht - realistische Zukunftsmusik?
  • Beiten Burkhardt
  • European Union, Germany
  • July 27 2016

Das Wort Roboter“ wurde ursprünglich insbesondere für humanoide Roboter verwendet, inzwischen für vielerlei komplexe technische Geräte. Entsprechend


Automotive Q22016
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Germany, USA
  • July 19 2016

Nissan’s decision to become the largest shareholder of Mitsubishi Motors; Freudenberg’s acquisition of full control of Vibracoustic; BASF’s


Brexit - What lies ahead for German enterprises?
  • Oppenhoff & Partner Rechtsanwälte
  • European Union, Germany, United Kingdom
  • June 27 2016

In the last weeks Referendum the British public has voted in favor of the UK leaving the EU. As a result the UK will enter into negotiations with the


Global Intellectual Property Newsletter A topic for 2016 - Digitalisation 4.0 - Issue 0616
  • Clifford Chance LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Global, Iran, Italy, Spain
  • June 14 2016

In an increasingly interconnected world, with increasingly powerful computational and modelling tools, our ability to gather and process large


Munich office IPIT & media newsletter - August 2014
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • August 6 2014

Under the auspices of the Bavarian state data protection authority, the so-called Düsseldorfer Kreis (an association of all German data privacy


Software publishers can prevent resale of bare licences and back-up copies of used software
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • October 27 2009

Three German Courts of Appeal have held that the distribution of used software is only permitted if the copyright holder consents or if the software is distributed in the same physical form (i.e. on the media) in which it was initially put on the market


Federal Court of Justice: scope of neighbouring rights in databases
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • September 25 2009

The German Federal Court of Justice decided in its ruling of April 30, 2009, that the creator of a database can forbid third parties from detecting database modifications by means of data synchronization and from using them for a competitive product (file no. I ZR 19105


“Third Basket”: German Federal Ministry of Justice is examining the need for further amendments to German copyright law
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Germany
  • September 25 2009

During the legislative proceedings for the Second Act on Copyright Law in the Information Society the so-called "Second Basket" which has been in force since January 1, 2008, many interest groups and lobbyists insisted that the legislator should timely attend to the preparation of a "Third Basket"


German Federal Court of Justice decides that reprographic levies should not be raised on personal computers up to 2007
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • February 4 2009

This case looks at a recent decision in the German Courts regarding whether reprographic levies should be raised on personal computers (“PCs”


German Federal Supreme Court decided on printer levies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Germany
  • June 2 2008

In two landmark judgments of 6 December 2007 and 30 January 2008, the German Federal Supreme Court (“FSC“) has ruled that the so called “reprographic copyright levy“ implemented by the German legislator to compensate for licence-free copying made with traditional photocopiers does not apply to single function printers