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UPC – 10x Genomics v. Nanostring Technologies / PI Granted in UPC first

Posted: September 21st, 2023

US biotech company 10x Genomics has been granted a preliminary injunction that prevents a competitor NanoString Technologies from selling products in 17 EU countries in a landmark ruling by the local division of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) in Munich. Dr Julia Traumann and Emmanuel Gougé of Pinsent Masons said the ruling, where 10x Genomics […]

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UPC – Upcoming hearing at the Local Division Vienna

Posted: September 4th, 2023

Communication from the UPC: Upcoming hearing at the UPC Local Division Vienna Name of the parties: CUP&CINO Kaffeesystem-Vertrieb GmbH & Co. KG vs. Alpina Coffee Systems GmbH File number: ACT_528738/2023 Type of action: Application for provisional measures Language of proceedings: German Date: 13.9.2023 Time: 9:00 a.m. Location: Room 25, 3rd floor, Althanstraße 39-45, 1090 Vienna […]

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News – Conference: Litigation Matters 2023

Posted: August 31st, 2023

The EPO announces the online conference ‘Litigation Matters 2023’ to be held online on 5-6 December 2023 The conference is organised in close co-operation with EPLAW, and features various prominent speakers, amongst which UPC Judge Rian Kalden, Presiding judge of the second panel of the Court of Appeal, former EPLAW Presidents Willem Hoyng and Klaus […]

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UPC – Amgen v. Sanofi / Preliminary Objection rejected

Posted: August 28th, 2023

Amgen, Inc. v. Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH et al., Panel 1 of the Central Division (Section Munich), Order of the Judge-rapporteur András Kupecz, Case no. UPC_CFI_1/2023 Patent at issue: EP3666797 Amgen, Inc “Conclusion “4.53 Based on the above, it is concluded that at the point in time the Claimants brought their revocation action by lodging the […]

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UPC – First hearings scheduled

Posted: August 24th, 2023

Communication from the UPC: Upcoming hearings at the Local Division Munich Upcoming hearings of the UPC Local Division Munich and instructions for the press on seat reservation Public hearing 1 Name of the parties: 10x Genomics and others v. NanoString Technologies and others File number: ACT_459746/2023 UPC_CFI_2/2023 Type of action: application for provisional measures Language […]

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UPC – The Unified Patent Court appoints 21 technically qualified judges

Posted: August 10th, 2023

Communication – The Unified Patent Court appoints 21 technically qualified judges Following the decision of the Administrative Committee dated 2 June 2023, 21 new technically qualified judges have been appointed to the UPC. Following a recent recruitment procedure, which took place during spring 2023, 21 new technically qualified judges have been appointed to the Court. […]

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UPC – Oath taking of 21 technically qualified UPC judges

Posted: July 27th, 2023

Communication – oath taking of 21 technically qualified judges of the Unified Patent Court “Following the decision of the Administrative Committee dated 2 June 2023, 21 new technically qualified judges have been appointed at the UPC. Before taking up their duties, they shall take an oath in open court. “For this purpose, open court sessions […]

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UPC – Creation of a section of the central division of the Court of First Instance in Milan

Posted: June 29th, 2023

Communication on the 7th UPC Administrative Committee meeting on 26 June 2023 “Contracting Member States of the Unified Patent Court have met in a meeting of the Administrative Committee on 26 June. The meeting was held in video-conference format. “Contracting Member States of the Unified Patent Court have met in a meeting of the Administrative […]

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UPC – PI granted in full – myStromer v. Revolt Zycling / ex parte

Posted: June 23rd, 2023

myStromer AG v. Revolt Zycling AG, Local Division UPC, Dusseldorf, ex parte proceedings, 22 June 2023, Case No. UPC_CFI_177/2023 The Order was issued by Presiding Justice Thomas, Presiding Justice Klepsch as the Legally Qualified Judge and the Legally Qualified Judge Kupecz. Order (ex parte): “I. Der Antragsgegnerin wird aufgegeben, es zu unterlassen, Kombinationsstrukturen aus Fahrradrahmen […]

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UPC – Update on judicial appointments

Posted: June 15th, 2023

The UPC informs about the changes to the judicial appointments: Following the communication dating 19 October 2022 on judicial appointments (available here), the changes below are to be signaled as regards to the list of appointed judges of the Unified Patent Court : Following a targeted recruitment call, three legally qualified judges have taken up […]

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