UK – Icescape Limited v. Ice-World International

Posted: November 6th, 2018

Icescape Limited v Ice-World International BV & Ors, Court of Appeal, London, UK, 10 October 2018, [2018] EWCA Civ 229 On 10 October 2018 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in this case which concerned two companies both engaged in the making, operating and leasing of mobile ice rinks. Ice-World was the proprietor of […]


DE – Improved analysis and measurement methods

Posted: September 25th, 2018

LG Düsseldorf, Improved analysis and measurement methods, judgment of 12.07.2018, 4a O 36/17 (not yet published) The Regional Court in Düsseldorf had to decide on a peculiar case. It is common in German Patent law, that the knowledge of an average specialist at the time of the filing date/priority date is decisive for claim construction. […]


EPO – The right of priorities – an overview of recent EPO case law

Posted: May 25th, 2018

The right of priorities: Recent developments in EPO case law, by dr. Rudolf Teschemacher, Bardehle Pagenberg Recent decisions passed by three different instances of the EPO have significant effects on the patentability of inventions under European patent law. All of them concerned the validity of patents to be assessed in opposition proceedings. Applicants should be […]