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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 Modernization of German Patent Law (Second Patent Law Modernization Act (2. PatMoG), hereinafter referred to
as the “bill”).

Specifically, the bill lays down supplementing provisions on the claim for injunctive relief under Sec. 139 German Patent Act (PatG), on the qualified notification under Sec. 83 German Patent Act and on the protection of trade secrets during patent litigation.

The full report can be read here.

Reported by Daniel Seitz and Stefan Lieck, Bardehle Pagenberg

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