Latest news about Intellectual Property

11. January 2019
Healthcare & Lifesciences

On Tuesday, the Indian Supreme Court restored Bayer AG's Monsanto patent claim on genetically modified Bt cotton for the time being, thereby overturning a judgment to the contrary in April 2018. Until the Delhi Supreme Court decides on the validity of the patent, Monsanto may charge royalties on Bt cotton in India.

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10. January 2019
Healthcare & Lifesciences

The Hennigsdorf-based medical device manufacturer B-R-A-H-M-S GmbH has lost the German part of its European patent for the diagnosis of inflammation in parts. The plaintiffs can lodge a security deposit and thereby provisionally enforce the judgement - despite Brahms' possible appeal against the judgement.

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8. January 2019
International Intellectual Property

Due to the lack of distinctive character, neither fit + fun nor multifit can be protected as a Union word mark. An interesting judgment by the European Court on the distinctiveness of trade marks and on the acquisition of distinctiveness through use.

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3. January 2019
International Intellectual Property

The Munich Regional Court ruled on 20 December that Apple had infringed Qualcomm's patent rights in several iPhones. Qualcomm deposited the high security deposit and could enforce a sales ban on several iPhones in Germany.

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3. January 2019
Trademark Law

When can a product designation infringe a protected trademark? And may a trademark owner sue even if he knows of the use as a trademark? The OLG Frankfurt am Main had to decide this question in a trademark dispute over pepper spray names.

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