Statements on current legal topics and issues - Archive

  • The peculiar silence of the German professional associations,

    Article on the “activities” of the German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property and the Chamber of Patent Attorneys in relation to the “unitary patent package” (23/11/2015)

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  • Urgently needed: A legal basis for the opt-out fee,

    Article on implications from constitutional law as to the planned fee for an opt-out under Art. 83 UPCA (21/07/2015)

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  • “Cypriot compromise” compromised,

    Article on the measures used to push through the “unitary patent package” (20/04/2015)

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  • Advocate General’s Statements of Position: Superseded by reality,

    Article on the Opinion in matter C-146/13 and the implications of the most recent events at the EPO (15/01/2015)

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