HOYNG MONEGIER and REIMANN OSTERRIETH KÖHLER HAFT become HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
On July 10th 2015 the 10th meeting of the Preparatory Committee was held at the Hungarian Permanent Representation to the EU at Brussels. The 18th draft of the Rules of Procedure were presented by Johannes Karcher and Kevin Mooney. The final version will be expected to be published in October 2015. Also, the salary package of the judges has been discussed as well as the Court fees. In addition, the IT work has been awarded to T-Systems.
On the 3rd Annual UP&UPC conference which takes place on 16 July 2015 in Munich, the current "hot topics" will be discussed such as the ratification process, the charter for patent and court fees and the timings of implementations.
Agreement on consultation document for the court fees and the recoverable costs; Agreement on the text on the Rules of the Patent Litigation Certificate; successful completion of the first two modules for the Training of the judges. Next Meeting will be Held on 10th July 2015.
On the question of an inadmissible extension of the subject-matter and the prior determination of the meaning and the determination in contrast to the wording (decision available in German, only).
German Federal Patents Court - BPatG 3 ZA (pat) 2/15 zu 3 Ni 3/12 - selbst (eigenhändig) durchgeführte Recherche
On the question whether costs of research re prior art by one of the parties itself is reimbursable according to statutory law (decision available in German, only).
On the linking of a sales offer as "Commercial practice" according to sec. 2 no. 1 Act against Unfair Competition (UWG) (decision available in German, only).
On the question whether a violation of contractual commitments constitutes an act for the purpose of competition according to sec. 2 para 1 no. 1 of the old Version of Act against Unfair Competition (decision available in German, only).
On the use of a trade mark in a right-preserving way (decision available in German, only).
On the perception of the emphazised advertisement "bedroom COMPLETE" and the possibility to correct an incorrect Statement without asterisk (decision available in German, only).
On the Petition for reversal of an Arbitration Award according to sec. 2 no. 1 lit. d Code of Civil Procedure (ZPO) (decision available in German, only).