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Your ideas and innovations give you a competitive edge. They therefore deserve the best possible protection. We support you in this: our patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law offer you long-term sustainable solutions for securing and defending your intellectual property. We provide you with expert, fast and effective advice on developing the right trade mark or patent strategy and support you in implementing it.
Order of the Court of Appeal of the Unified Patent Court concerning the effective service of an application
In the order of October 13, 2023, the Court of Appeal ruled that a statement of claim may be validly served even if annexes mentioned in the statement of claim are not attached, provided that the statement of claim enables the defendant to assert its rights in court proceedings before the UPC even without the annexes....
Enlarged Board of Appeal sets new EPO priority rules
The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (EPO) has issued a landmark decision in cases G 1/22 and G 2/22...
A dynamic and exciting area of IP law: #patents.
We are pleased to announce that ECTA (European Communities Trademark Association), an association with a long history in various aspects of IPR, is embarking on this important issue of the intellectual property law....
Landmark decision on platform liability in design law
In its decision of August 22, 2023 (14c O 67/23), the LG Düsseldorf ruled that Amazon is liable for an infringement of a Community design offered by third parties on its marketplace....
Board of directors and managing directors not personally liable for a company’s antitrust fines
In its ruling of July 27, 2023 (VI-6 U 1/22), the 6th Cartel Senate of the Düsseldorf Higher Regional Court (OLG) confirmed that neither the board of directors of a company nor the management must assume personal liability for antitrust fines....
Müller Schupfner & Partner congratulates Dr. Vogt on his admission as a representative before the European Patent Office
Müller Schupfner & Partner congratulates Dr. Vogt on his admission as a representative before the EPO...
Partnership Meeting 2023
This year, the patent attorneys and attorneys-at-law of the law firm Müller Schupfner und Partner will again meet to discuss the strategic direction of the firm in the future....