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.
Losing priority may cause the loss of a protective right. In the following, we provide guidelines to prevent priority being lost for mere formal reasons.
A request for Preliminary Injunction based on a utility is the fastest way to take action against a potential infringer. Many courts in Germany dismiss such request on the basis of an unexamined protective right. In any case, the...