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07.02.2020

Special Distinction Award for HE - Best IP Advisor: Austria & Germany

HOFFMANN EITLE is pleased to have been recog­nised with the special distinction award in the category Best IP Advisor: Austria and Germany at the Innovation and IP Forum and Awards in Paris on&nbsp...

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27.08.2019

epi Information September 2019

Who bears the burden to show that an objective technical problem has been credibly solved? S. Kutik (IT), J. Renken (DE), German and European Patent Attorneys Under the EPO’s problem solution app...

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12.08.2019

HOFFMANN EITLE congratulates newly qualified European Patent Attorneys

We are proud to announce that nine of our colleagues have passed the European Qualifying Examination 2019. Congratulations go to (in alphabetical order) Andreas Beer (Mechanik, Munich) Rifat C...

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10.07.2019

Revised Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) will enter into force on 1 January 2020

On 1 January 2020, a revised version of the Rules of Procedure of the Boards of Appeal (RPBA) will enter into force. The new rules include several significant changes and introduce stricter standar...

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26.04.2019

Summary on the Latest Amendments to the German Trademark Act

Angela Wenninger-Lenz and Felicitas Richter, both German attorneys at law and members of the Soft IP group at HOFFMANN EITLE, have compiled a summary of the latest amendments to the German Trademar...

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12.04.2019

UPDATED: Possible effects of Brexit on European Union trademarks

Debra Lewis, UK and European Patent and Trademark Attorney, and Felicitas Richter, German attorney-at-law in the soft-IP group at HOFFMANN EITLE, have compiled a summary about the latest Brexit dev...

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08.03.2019

The HAAR in the Soup

Dr. Thorsten Bausch, German and European Patent Attorney and member of HOFFMANN EITLE's chemistry team, has recently commented on an interesting referral to the Enlarged Board of Appeal. The questi...

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19.12.2018

The Use of Mediation in Settling Patent Disputes

Authors: Friederike Heckmann, Senior Patent Counsel, Bayer Intellectual Property GmbH and Thorsten Bausch, German and European Patent Attorney in HOFFMANN EITLE's chemistry group Multinational pat...

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02.02.2016

Amendment to the German Act against Unfair Competition (UCA) that Entered into Force on 10 December 2015

Author(s): Dr. C. Holger Folz Dear Clients, Colleagues and Friends, It seems that we in Germany must give up our notion that we are a model member of the EU. The reality is that for some time and...

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28.07.2014

Comments by HOFFMANN EITLE

on "Proposals on the draft European Patent Litigation Certificate" Author(s): Dr. Thorsten Bausch (for HOFFMANN EITLE) According to Article 48(2) of the Agreement on a Unified patent court (UPC A...

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