All articles in “Patent Law”

19. December 2017
International Intellectual Property

Not only the number of patent and trademark applications is rising, but also the number of lawsuits concerning intellectual property. This is the case not only in Europe, but also in China, there is an increase in trademark and patent proceedings.

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5. December 2017
International Intellectual Property

Last round in the longlasting battle over the knit technology in sportshoes: The sporting goods manufacturer Adidas AG challenged Nike Inc. again and applied for the cancellation of Nike's patent on flyknit. On 30 november 2017 Adidas filed its official appeal with the U.S. Federal Court of Appeals, in order to overturn the decision of october 2017 by the Patent Trial and Appeal Board upholding Nike’s Flyknit patent.

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21. November 2017
International Intellectual Property

Strike back? Apple was sued by Isreali Corephonotics for patent infringement. In focus is the excellent camera technology, proceeding in the dual cameras of several iPhones. Corephonotics holds U. S. patents on this technology, they claim. Apple was sued by Corephonotics two weeks ago - with connection of the plaintiff to Samsung.

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20. November 2017
International Intellectual Property

Reselling of products affects patent and trademark law as well, and royalty is focussed in several law suits. Violating a company’s sales condition not to resell a patented item does not constitute a patent law infringement - under U.S. law. The U. S. Supreme Court and its universal judgement in case Lexmark and ink cartridges.

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