Region: Germany

How a patent dispute with 10x helped decimate NanoString’s stock price

Recent $31 million damages award has dealt a further blow to the company's faltering share value

29 November 2023

Coming to America: funding for small innovators seeking patents to enter the US

We spotlight IP funding programmes in Singapore, Germany, China, and the European Union that incentivise small-to-medium-sized enterprises to globalise their patent portfolios

22 November 2023

Nokia uses UPC and Munich court to turn up the pressure on Hewlett-Packard

HP becomes latest SEP implementer to be targeted at the Unified Patent Court

22 November 2023

Key Moderna mRNA patent invalidated by EPO

The revocation has major implications for the covid-19 vaccine patent wars

21 November 2023

Dominik Ho

Featured in IAM Global Leaders 2024

16 November 2023

Joel Naegerl

Featured in IAM Global Leaders 2024

16 November 2023

German Stelara injunction is bad news for biosimilars using the EU SPC manufacturing waiver

Munich Regional Court has become the first to wade in on disputes over drugs exports under Europe’s SPC exemption

06 November 2023

UPC builds momentum as SEP battleground with Nokia’s Amazon suits

Finnish company uses UPC-plus-Germany strategy in latest suits which concern SEPs and implementation patents

02 November 2023

Fujifilm uses UPC to sue old adversary Kodak

The Japanese photography giant’s actions stir old conflicts and boost the small number of East Asian companies using the new court

27 October 2023

Germany: SEPs and FRAND – litigation, policy and latest developments

Featured in SEP/FRAND Hub 2023/2024

German courts provide a favourable forum for patentees because of the quasi-automatic availability of injunctions and the bifurcation of patent litigation. However, while German courts have, in principle, the power to decide exactly what terms qualify as FRAND, so far they have avoided doing so.

27 October 2023

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