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News – Book: The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Under International Investment Law

Posted: September 8th, 2020

The Protection of Intellectual Property Rights Under International Investment Law, Simon Klopschinski, Christopher Gibson, and Henning Grosse Ruse-Khan, Oxford International Arbitration Series From the blurb: The first comprehensive monograph on the protection ofIP under international investment law Clear analysis of the treaty framework and applicable case law to answers practical questions on the resolution and […]

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News – Book: A Commentary on the TRIPS Agreement / new edition

Posted: August 31st, 2020

The Second Edition of the book ‘Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, A Commentary on the TRIPS Agreement’,  is now available Author: Carlos Maria Correa For more information, please click here.

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EU – Commission to register ‘Right to Cure’ initiative

Posted: August 22nd, 2020

European Citizens’ Initiative: Commission decides to register ‘Right to Cure’ initiative “Today, the European Commission decided to register a European Citizens’ Initiative (ECI) entitled ‘Right to Cure’. The organisers of the ECI call on the Union ‘to put public health before private profit [and] make anti-pandemic vaccines and treatments a global public good, freely accessible […]

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DE – New guidelines for the FRAND defence in patent infringement proceedings by the Munich District Court

Posted: April 3rd, 2020

New guidelines for the FRAND defence in patent infringement proceedings by the Munich District Court I With the notice on handling the defense of compulsory license under antitrust law according to Huawei v. ZTE within Munich proceedings in patent litigation, the German original and the English translation of which are attached hereto, the Regional Court […]

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DE – Second Patent Law Modernization Act

Posted: March 24th, 2020

Bill of the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection for a Second Act concerning the Simplification and Modernization of German Patent Law (Second Patent Law Modernization Act (2. PatMoG)) On January 14, 2020, the German Federal Ministry of Justice and Consumer Protection published a bill for a Second Act concerning the Simplification and […]

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News – Global Series 2020 events of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA)

Posted: February 21st, 2020

The Board of EPLAW calls your kind attention to the Global Series 2020 events of the Federal Circuit Bar Association (FCBA) EPLAW has maintained a fruitful collaboration with the Federal Circuit Bar Association for many years, notably in relation to the Global Series, which in 2020 will take place in Washington D.C. (April 29) and […]

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News – updated annotated EPC and PCT

Posted: February 14th, 2020

EPC.App is an annotated European Patent Convention (EPC) and PCT.App is an annotated Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), which allow each user to further annotate them electronically and to receive updates from the authors without losing individual user annotations. EPC.App /PCT.App are electronic books implemented as a web browser application, which offer for registered users: – […]

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News – Book: Proceedings Before the European Patent Office

Posted: February 7th, 2020

Proceedings Before the European Patent Office, A Practical Guide to Success in Opposition and Appeal, Second Edition, Elgar Practical Guides Marcus O. Müller, Chairman of Board 3.3.02, European Patent Office, Munich/Haar, Germany and Cees A.M. Mulder, European Patent Attorney and Professor of European Patent Law in a Global Context, Maastricht University, the Netherlands The second […]

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CJEU – Generics (UK) Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline and others v. Competition and Markets Authority / generics entry / settlement agreements

Posted: February 4th, 2020

Generics (UK) Ltd, GlaxoSmithKline and others v. Competition and Markets Authority, Reference for a preliminary ruling, Judgment of the Court, 30 January 2020, Case no. C‑307/18 On those grounds, the Court (Fourth Chamber) hereby rules: 1. Article 101(1) TFEU must be interpreted as meaning that a manufacturer of originator medicines who is the holder of […]

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News – Dutch AIPPI ‘Zeist’ symposium 2020

Posted: January 30th, 2020

The Dutch AIPPI ‘Zeist’ symposium shall take place on 11 March 2020 in Hotel Figi in Zeist. The programme and registration details will be announced here.

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