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22.06.2020

Financial Times - HOFFMANN EITLE ranked top firm in Europe

The Financial Times, in conjunction with Statista, has conducted a wide-ranging survey based on recommendations by clients and peers. We are proud to announce that this independent survey has place...

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22.05.2020

G3/19 - Plants/animals by biological process not patentable

The Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) has decided in G 3/19 that the term “essentially biological processes for the production of plants or animals” in Article 53(b) EPC is to be understood and applie...

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17.04.2020

COVID-19 Patent Issues: FAQ

At Hoffmann Eitle, we are currently receiving questions from clients about IP-related aspects arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. As reported in the press, many companies are working hard to make i...

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23.03.2020

Germany’s act of approval of the UPCA found to violate the constitution

The German Federal Constitutional Court (FCC) has decided that the act of approval to the UPC agreement is void because it was not approved by two thirds of the members of parliament (Bundestag). S...

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12.03.2020

HOFFMANN EITLE wins "Firm of the Year 2020 - Patent Prosecution in Europe“ (MIP)

Nadja Muncke, Morten Garberg, Matthew Birkett and Mark Jones received the award for outstanding performance for HOFFMANN EITLE at the MIP ceremony in London on 5 March. We are delighted with this a...

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11.03.2020

JUVE Patent Germany Rankings 2020

JUVE Patent published the new JUVE Patent Germany ranking 2020. HOFFMANN EITLE is once again honored and ranked by JUVE as one of the most recommendable patent experts. In the field of "Patent Fil...

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28.02.2020

Breaking News: the UK Opts-Out of UPCA

The UK will not join the Unified Patent Court system, reports iam, citing a spokesperson of the UK government (https://www.iam-media.com/law-policy/uk-no-upc). This is a major set-back to the EU pa...

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26.02.2020

HOFFMANN EITLE welcomes new partner to London office

We are delighted to announce that Toby Simpson has joined HOFFMANN EITLE as a partner. Toby, who is based in our London office, joins us from another top-tier firm, where he was a partner for eigh...

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17.02.2020

Effects of Brexit on European Union trademarks and registered designs:

Update February 2020 What has happened so far? A brief overview The United Kingdom (UK) formally left the European Union (EU) (Brexit) on January 31, 2020 on the terms of the Withdrawal Agreement...

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07.02.2020

MIP's EMA Awards 2020

HOFFMANN EITLE has been shortlisted for Managing IP’s EMEA Awards in the categories: Patent Contentious (Patent and Trademark Attorney Firms), Patent Prosecution and Trademark (Patent and Trad...

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