UPC-News

 

API Workshop

21.11.2014

Workshop on the possibility of an Interface between law firm Systems and UPC eFiling hold on 12 December 2014, 10.00 - 12.00.

In the matter C-146/13 and C-147/13 concerning Spain's Actions against the European regulations implementing enhanced cooperation in the area of the creation of unitary patent protection Advocate General Yves Bot states that the actions must be dismissed.

It was reported on the national ratification progress, the beginning of the training of the first candidate judges in 2015 and the expected tender for the IT.

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IP-News

 

In the matter C-170/13 Advocate General Wathelet suggests that the proprietor of a standard-essential patent may be required, before seeking an injunction against a Company that has infringed that patent, to make the Company a specific licensing offer.

On the cost reimbursement for proceedings according to sec. 101 para. 2 sent. 1 no. 9 and para. 9 sent. 1 German Copyright Act (decision available in German, only).

On the question of stay of enforcement in appeal proceedings on grounds of facts and grounds of law if the patent in suit is invalidated by the Federal Patents Court (decision available in German, only).

On the requirements for a direct exhortation to children according to no. 28 Annex to sec. 3 para. 3 German Act against Unfair Competition and on sec. 4 no. 1 and 2 German Act against Unfair Competition (decision available in German, only).

On the Definition of a concrete competitive relationship (decision available in German, only).

On the question of likelihood of confusion according to sec. 14 para. 2 no. 2 German Trademark Act in relation to Abstract colour marks (decision available in German, only).

On the question in which cases health insurances qualify as "entrepreneur" in the sense of sec. 2 para. 1 no. 6 German Act against Unfair Competition (decision available in German, only).

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