HOYNG MONEGIER and REIMANN OSTERRIETH KÖHLER HAFT become HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER
In lights of the ongoing progress in preparing the implementation of the new European patent system, the 3rd edition of our annual UP&UPC 2015 conference will focus on discussing and revealing some interesting news and provide an update on the main unitary patent and court hot topics.
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.
The ECJ dismisses Spain's Actions against the EU regulations on the unitary patent protection.
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).
On the question under which circumstances amendments of patent that originates from a divisional application may be considered to constitute an undue broadening (decision available in German, only).