While the world looks at the trade negotiations between USA and China for a trade deal, we look at trademark infringement in China. Your own brand has already been granted to a Chinese company? Legal action can be taken against trademark infringement in China.
If a patent in the granted version and also in a limited version is defended in the first instance, any grounds of appeal must challenge any supporting consideration. The BGH issued a ruling on the inadmissibility of an appeal in German patent nullity proceedings.
The German OLG Düsseldorf rejected the application for a preliminary injunction against a competitor of the drug against breast cancer. The focus is on the possible patent infringement of a use patent with the active ingredient fulvestrant.
Since January 2019, China has had an IP court for appeals and therefore for all intellectual property proceedings. This is a signal from the Chinese government to improve the legal protection of intellectual property in China for both national and international companies.
Amazon enables its customers to buy at the touch of the Amazon Dash Button since 2016. Anyone installing the Amazon Shopping App can use an adhesive manufacturer button to buy detergent or cat food online at the touch of a button. This is now prohibited in Germany. The OLG Munich sees a violation of the laws for the
While a patent application is pending in the appeal instance, a declaration of division of the application is to be made exclusively to the BPatG, not to the DPMA. There is also no absolutely definable time limit for the division of the application, the BPatG ruled in two lead decisions.
As a result of an effective waiver of appeal, a decision to grant a patent application in Germany becomes final before the expiry of the one-month appeal period. In this case, however, a division of the application is no longer possible, the BPatG ruled.
The Federal Patent Court of Germany has issued a lead decision on how to file an appeal against a decision of the DPMA Trade Mark Office if several oppositions of the same opponent have been assigned. This was triggered by a trade mark dispute concerning the likelihood of confusion between the word marks Eliza and