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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 – 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 – the Unified Patent Court invites external users to practice the CMS Sunrise functionalities

Posted: January 30th, 2023

The Unified Patent Court provides more information on the start of the 2nd Sunrise Practice Period from February 13 until February 24, 2023 The Unified Patent Court announces the following: “The Unified Patent Court invites external users to practice the CMS Sunrise functionalities starting from 13 February, for a period of 2 weeks, until 24 […]

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