Young EPLAW – Reminder

Posted: April 23rd, 2011

Please be reminded that the 4th Young EPLAW Meeting will take place in Bussels on 9 May 2011. Patent lawyers up to 36 years may register until the end of next week. The program has been finalized and can be consulted here. You will find the hotel information and registration forms here.


EUCJ – More Hope for the European Patent Court

Posted: April 12th, 2011

  More Hope for the European Patent Court,  by Winfried Tilmann "I have read Jochen Pagenberg's Article with interest. I use the facilities of our EPLAW patent blog for a discussion with him, inviting also other EPLAW members to join in on our exchange of views." Read the entire response here. Read Jochen Pagenberg's article […]


EUCJ – Little Hope for an EU Patent Court after the CJ Opinion

Posted: April 5th, 2011

Little Hope for an EU Patent Court after the CJ Opinion, by Jochen Pagenberg "After the Opinion of the Advocates General of July 2, 2010 in the case 1/09 which had come to the conclusion that the Proposal for an Agreement on a combined court system for EPC and EU patents is incompatible with the […]


EUCJ – Opinion 01/09 – Analysis and Consequences

Posted: April 5th, 2011

EUCJ – Opinion 01/09 – Analysis and Consequences, by Winfried Tilmann "I. The Opinion 1.     In 2009 the Council, at the request of the Commission, submitted a draft Agreement for the creation of a European and Community Patents Court (PC) to the Court of Justice of the European Union (EUCJ) for an opinion on […]


Young EPLAW – Program and Registration

Posted: March 31st, 2011

The program of the Young EPLAW meeting which is to take place in Brussels on 9 May, has now been announced. It promises to become an interesting meeting for patent lawyers up to 36 years old, with the following topics: – After the EUCJ Opinion 01/09: how to move forward with the Patent Court Agreement […]


Young EPLAW 2011 – Mark your Calendar

Posted: February 28th, 2011

The Young EPLAW meeting is a get-together organized especially for young patent lawyers (up to 36 years) who work in the office of an EPLAW member. It offers an excellent occasion to meet young colleagues from all over Europe.


Young EPLAW – Presentations

Posted: May 25th, 2010

The Young EPLAW Conference which was held last week in Brussels was again a great success. Below you will find the various topcis that were discussed as well as links to the presentations by the various speakers. Recent trends Supplementary Protection Certificates –Recent European Case LawMiriam Gundt and Roland BöhlerClaiming the infringer profit in a […]


EU – ECJ will decide on European Patent Court System

Posted: May 16th, 2010

ECJ will decide on European Patent Court System, EPLAW Information, prepared by Winfried Tilmann, Hogan Lovells
On May 18, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) will hold an oral hearing on the request of the Council of the European Union for an Opinion on the compatibility of the proposed European Patent Court System with European Treaty Law. Art. 300 (6) TEC(Nizza) and Art. 218 (11) TFEU(Lisbon) give to the Council the right to obtain the opinion of the Court as to whether an agreement envisaged is…


Young EPLAW – Programme and Registration

Posted: April 20th, 2010

* Reminder * "EPLAW is pleased to present the program for the Young EPLAW Congress in Brussels on Monday May 17, 2010. The congress is open for all patent lawyers up to 36 years old. This day offers an excellent opportunity to learn and discuss about some current issues in European patent law. It is […]