CJEU – Mylan v. Gilead Sciences

Posted: January 23rd, 2024

Mylan AB v. Gilead Sciences Finland Oy, Gilead Biopharmaceutics Ireland UC, Gilead Sciences Inc, 11 January 2024, Case no. C‑473/22 Article 9(7) of Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights must be interpreted as not precluding national legislation which provides for […]


EPLAW – Save the Date: Annual General Assembly & Congress 2024

Posted: January 18th, 2024

The next Annual EPLAW General Assembly & Congress will take place on 29 November 2024


UPC – 100th decision published

Posted: January 18th, 2024

Past EPLAW President and Honorary Member Pierre Véron announced the publication of the 100th decision of the UPC Mr. Véron writes: “The Unified Patent Court has published yesterday its 100th decision (handed down on 10 January 2024 by the Court of Appeal, it relates to the intervention of third parties in a case about access […]


EPLAW – Save the date: Young EPLAW 2024

Posted: January 16th, 2024

The Young EPLAW Congress will take place in Brussels on 29 April 2024 with the usual live format (approximate time frame is from 9 am to 4 pm). There will also be a mock trial and an informal evening reception held on 28 April The Young EPLAW Congress is for lawyer associates of current EPLAW […]


UPC – Netgear v. Huawei Technologies

Posted: January 15th, 2024

Netgear Inc., Netgear Germany GmbH, Netgear International Limited v. Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, Order of the Court of Appeal of the Unified Patent Court, Luxembourg, 11 January 2024, Case No. UPC_CoA_486/2023 HEADNOTES: Admissibility of a request for discretionary review of an order by the judge rapporteur whereby he refused an applicant pursuant to rule 333.1 […]


News – Book presentation: The Proportionality Test in European Patent Law / still places available

Posted: January 8th, 2024

There are still places available for the book presentation The Proportionality Test in European Patent Law. A discussion with Richard Arnold, Rian Kalden, Constant van Nispen and Matthias Zigann, led by Willem Hoyng: world-class speakers ‘normal’ in Rotterdam. Make sure you don’t miss this special event and register via dijkman@law.eur.nl. The book can be downloaded […]


UPC – SES-imagotag v. Hanshow Technology

Posted: December 20th, 2023

SES-imagotag SA vs. Hanshow Technology Co. Ltd. Et al., UPC Court of First Instance – Munich (DE) Local Division, 20 December 2023, Case no. UPC_CFI_292/2023 The Munich branch of the UPC Local Division has dismissed a Preliminary Injunction filed by SES-imagotag SA against Hanshow Technology Co Ltd. The Court determined that the EP3 883 277, […]


UPC – new CMS Functionality: possibility to download multiple documents at once

Posted: December 8th, 2023

Message from the UPC: “Information on new CMS Functionality – possibility to download multiple documents at once from a case “Users are informed that a functionality is now available on the CMS to download multiple documents at once from a given case. “Provided the need to access multiple documents from a case at once, the […]


News – Book: The Proportionality Test in European Patent Law

Posted: December 7th, 2023

The Proportionality Test in European Patent Law, Patent Injunctions Before EU Courts and the UPC, by Léon Dijkman From the blurb: “Does a European patent always entitle its holder to a permanent injunction? “This question has sparked vigorous debate in past years but so far remains unresolved. This open access book presents a detailed, practical, […]


UPC – Information on new CMS Functionality – My Legal Team

Posted: December 1st, 2023

Message from the UPC “Users are informed that, as of 28 November 2023, the “My Legal Team” functionality is available on the Case Management System (CMS) “As of 28 November 2023, users of the Court’s CMS will be able to cooperate on the system, via the “My Legal Team” functionality. “This functionality allows for representatives […]