Region: Austria

Patent holder denied relief after UPC’s second preliminary injunction hearing

Upscale coffee machine maker CUP&CINO Kaffeesystem and accused infringer Alpina Coffee Systems both brought their milk frothers to show UPC judges how they worked

14 September 2023

The story behind Hedy Lamarr’s game-changing flash of genius

In a bid to help defeat the Nazis, the actress developed and patented a secret communications system that would later serve as the basis for WiFi. But why did it take 20 years to be recognised?

04 May 2019

Litigation and eligibility: Austria

Featured in Patents in Europe: Helping business compete in the global economy 2019/2020

In civil matters, actions and requests for interim injunctions based on alleged infringements may be brought exclusively before the Vienna Commercial Court. In Austria, preliminary proceedings are a frequently used tool, as they are fast, effective and comparatively low cost.

11 April 2019

Litigation and eligibility: Austria

Featured in Patents in Europe 2018/19: Helping business compete in the global economy

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction? In civil matters, actions and requests for interim injunctions based on alleged infringements may be brought exclusively before the Vienna Commercial…

02 October 2017

Austria

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction?In civil matters, actions and requests for interim injunctions based on alleged infringements may be brought exclusively before the Vienna Commercial…

11 April 2016

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