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Apple v. Samsung: "design around" in Germany
  • Oblon
  • Germany
  • November 21 2011

On November 16, 2011, FOSS Patents reported on Samsung releasing an updated version of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 with a revised visual design


Global Government Solutions 2016: Mid-Year Outlook
  • K&L Gates
  • Australia, Canada, European Union, Germany, Global, United Kingdom, USA
  • July 1 2016

As we issue this 2016 Mid-Year Outlook, the global community has begun to wrestle in earnest with the momentous political, economic, and doing


Neuregelung des 203 StGB - Freie Fahrt für Outsourcing im Gesundheits- und Versicherungssektor?
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Germany
  • January 23 2017

Unmittelbar nach dem Jahreswechsel hat das Bundesjustizministerium einen Referentenentwurf zur Neufassung und Ergänzung des 203 StGB vorgelegt


Global Employment Law - What's New? Winter 2016
  • Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Asia-Pacific, Belgium, China, European Union, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Russia, Spain, United Kingdom
  • February 12 2016

Under the headline ‘building public trust’, Freshfields’ fourth annual Legal Landscape was launched in early January 2016, highlighting relevant


Germany introduces design invalidity proceedings before the German patent and trademark office
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Germany
  • 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


Tell me more, tell me moreThe right to obtain information according to the 9th amendment of the German Act against Restraints of Competition (part 2)
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • June 13 2017

In the new ARC, confidential information and trade secrets still enjoy special protection. The reason is clear: as soon as secret information is


No separate enforcement of individual elements of registered design
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • 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


Germany
  • BARDEHLE PAGENBERG Partnerschaft mbB
  • Germany
  • December 11 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


Hard Rock Cafe I - Relying on unfair competition claims when claimant has no earlier trademark rights
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Germany
  • April 6 2017

In this two-part IP Enforcement v-log, we talk about the implication of earlier company name rights and the possibility to rely on unfair competition


Schutz von Süßwaren - Design oder Marke?
  • SKW Schwarz Rechtsanwälte
  • Germany
  • January 18 2017

Phantasievolle Gestaltungen von Süßwaren und deren Verpackungen sind für ihren Verkaufserfolg wesentlich. Sie beeinflussen die Kaufentscheidung der