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Huawei v ZTE - ECJ sets framework for injunctive relief regarding SEPs

April 11 2016 In the wake of the smartphone patent wars, several lawsuits in Germany - the centre of gravity for infringement actions in Europe - are revolving…

Supreme Court rules on illegal music downloads and website blocking

December 16 2015 Illegal downloads of songs cause billions of dollars of loss every year, depriving the music industry of revenue that it must pay songwriters…

More than just a catchy beer slogan

December 17 2014 With thousands of competing products worldwide, the beer business is becoming a crowded field - so there is more likely to be conflict between brand…

Key IP issues in outsourcing

January 6 2014 The idea of outsourcing has existed for hundreds of years. Outsourcing occurs when a firm allocates responsibility for an internal business function…

The impact of Brexit on the European Patent Convention, unitary patent and Unified Patent Court

October 12 2016 For decades, Europe has awaited a single EU patent. This finally seemed in reach, with the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC) package on…

Snapshot: procedure for design registration in Germany

October 22 2021 A concise Q&A guide to the procedure for design registration in Germany, including application, examinations and appeals, opposition and more.

In brief: design enforcement in Germany

October 22 2021 A concise Q&A guide to enforcing design rights in Germany, covering grounds for a claim, procedure, remedies and more.

At a glance: registering designs in Germany

October 22 2021 A concise Q&A guide to registered designs in Germany, covering scope, registration costs, grace period for filings and more.

Proposed structure of the Unified Patent Court

October 2 2017 For decades, Europe has awaited a single EU patent and patent court system. In early 2016 this finally seemed in reach, with the unitary patent and…

The impact of Brexit on the European Patent Convention, unitary patent and Unified Patent Court

October 12 2016 For decades, Europe has awaited a single EU patent. This finally seemed in reach, with the unitary patent and Unified Patent Court (UPC) package on…