UPC-News

 

Mock trial

02.04.2015

before the Unified Patent Court (Central division, Paris seat) on 2 April 2015.

The Committee mainly discussed the court fee structure and consultation document. The consultation will launch in spring 2015. Also, the ratification Status was discussed.

IT-tender published

16.12.2014

The three procurement lots Hosting, Website and case Management/eFiling are set out. Suppliers are invited to express their interest over the tendering Portal.

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IP-News

 

On the admissibility of narrowing a patent claim by introducing features of an example (decision available in German, only).

On sec. 4 no. 11 German Act against Unfair Competition in conjunction with the Rules of Professional Practice of the medical association of the federal state Baden-Württemberg (decision available in German, only).

On the scope of the plaintiff's obligation to produce evidence in patent nullity proceedings as well as on the admissibility of new pleadings if the defendant files an auxiliary request only in the oral hearing before the Federal Patents Court after an indication by the court (decision available in German, only).

On the fees for filing an appeal on grounds of law and, as an auxiliary request regarding the same subject-matter, a complaint for non-admission of the appeal on grounds of law (decision available in German, only).

On the Definition of a copy of a released work in the sense of sec. 10 Copyright Act and the copyright-notice on such a work (decision available in German, only).

On the consequences of the omitted grant of an Appeal on a Point of law (decision available in German, only).

On the establishement of distinctiveness (decision available in German, only).

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