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Abolition of the Option to Waive the Right to a further Communication under Rule 71(3) EPC


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...

Weickmann & Weickmann in der Presse


Dämpfer für Einheitliches Patentgericht: Karlsruher Richter erklären Gesetz für verfassungswidrig - Gastbeitrag von Dr. Markus Herzog (Börsen-Zeitung, 28.3.2020)

UPC Agreement


Federal Constitutional Court: "Law on the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court is null and void."

Brexit and UPC Agreement


– The Fog is Gradually Clearing –

TCI siegt mit Weickmann & Weickmann


TCI siegt mit Weickmann & Weickmann in Patentverfahren am BGH um LED-Technologie gegen Lumileds und Philips Lighting

UPC Agreement


– 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...

Clinical trials and personalised medicines – life sciences patentability issues in Europe


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.