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UPC-Update
05.03.2021

UPC on standstill

The long-awaited implementation of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has come into a halt – again. After the Bundestag (the German parliament) and Bundesrat (the “upper house”) had consented to the Ag...

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Publication
04.03.2021

New Rule 19 EPC

Changes in the designation of the inventor at the European Patent Office As of April 1st 2021, Rule 19 EPC, which regulates the designation of the inventor, will be changed. Most notably, paragrap...

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News
25.02.2021

EPO "Talk innovation" podcast with Joachim Renken

The European Patent Office "Talk innovation" podcast provides current insights to the commercialization of innovations through interviews with experts, patent examiners, inventors and specialists....

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Publication
16.12.2020

Euro Law Conference - Asia 2021 (virtual event)

MIP host the third biennial MIP Euro Law Conference on January 20 and 21. We are pleased to announce that Hoffmann Eitle will be the cooperation partner of the conference. At the virtual event, ke...

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Publication
16.12.2020

Euro Law Conference - USA 2021 (virtual event)

MIP host the third biennial MIP Euro Law Conference on January 18 and 19. We are pleased to announce that Hoffmann Eitle will be the cooperation partner of the conference. At the virtual event, key...

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News
02.12.2020

Ratification bill on the Unified Patent Court Agreement

The German Bundestag adopted with the necessary qualified majority the draft ratification bill including the consent to the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court (UPCA). Welcoming the news, EPO Pres...

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Publication
26.11.2020

US and European Patent Practice - A Comparison

We are pleased to announce the publication of a series of articles comparing US and European patent practice in the life sciences sector. The articles, which have been written in collaboration with...

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News
14.09.2020

COVID-19 Update

HOFFMANN EITLE continues to be fully operational. Our systems are safe and reliable and facilitate remote access. We are of course continuing to monitor the COVID-19 situation closely. As a helpful...

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Publication
11.09.2020

Unwired Planet v Huawei - UK Supreme Court decision on FRAND Licensing for SEPs

UK Supreme Court decision on FRAND Licensing for SEPs The UK Supreme Court has handed down a landmark judgment in Unwired Planet v Huawei ([2020] UKSC 37) with significant repercussions in the fie...

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17.08.2020

How CJEU Santen is expected to shape landscape of patent extensions by SPCs

The Court of Justice of the European Union’s (CJEU’s) recently rendered Judgment in Santen v INPI (C-673/18) is expected to shape the landscape of patent extensions by Supplementary Protection Cert...

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