When the European Patent Office (EPO) intends to grant a European patent, it first informs the applicant of the text intended for grant (Rule 71(3) EPC). If the applicant files amendments or corrections to that text and the...
Damper for Unified Patent Court: German Constitutional Court declares law to implement UPC unconstitutional – Translation of article that first appeared in Börsen-Zeitung, 28.3.2020
Federal Constitutional Court: "Law on the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court is null and void."
– The Fog is Gradually Clearing –
TCI wins with Weickmann & Weickmann in patent proceedings for LED technology against Lumileds and Philips Lighting before the German Federal Court of Justice
– The Next Chapter of a Never-Ending Story – See my earlier newsletter “German Constitutional Complaint Against The UPC Agreement – A Look in the Crystal Ball of German History –”, published on 19 February 2018, and its update...
By Wolfgang Weiss and Christian Heubeck, Weickmann & Weickmann. This article first appeared in IAM Yearbook 2020, a supplement to IAM, published by Globe Business Media Group - IP Division.