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01.07.2018

Eisenführ Speiser publishes “Recent Case Law in German Patent Law 2017”

“Recent Case Law in German Patent Law 2017” has been published by Eisenführ Speiser. In this periodical our litigators report on notable decisions made by the German patent jurisdiction in the year 2017.

The following decisions are discussed:

  • Pemetrexed II
    (Munich Upper District Court, judgment of 18.05.2017, 6 U 3039/16)
  • Partikel-Auffangvorrichtung
    (Düsseldorf Upper District Court, judgment of 07.07.2016, I-2 U 5/14)
  • Trommeleinheit
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 24.10.2017, X ZR 55/16)
  • Abdichtsystem
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 16.05.2017, X ZR 120/15)
  • Nicht-invasiver Pränataltest I
    (Düsseldorf Upper District Court, judgment of 23.03.2017, I-2 U 5/17)
  • Partial priority
    (EPO, decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of 29.11.2017, G 1/15)
  • Phosphatidylcholin
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 25.07.2017, X ZB 5/16)
  • Disclaimer/OLED
    (EPO, decision of the Enlarged Board of Appeal of 18.12.2017, G 1/16)
  • Cryptosporidium
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 23.02.2017 – X ZR 99/14)
  • Mobiles Kommunikationssystem
    (Düsseldorf Upper District Court, judgment of 31.03.2017 – I-15 U 65/15)
  • Sendeleistung
    (Mannheim District Court, judgment of 10.11.2017, 7 O 28/16)
  • Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council and
    the European Economic and Social Committee setting out the EU approach to Standard
    Essential Patents, 29.11.2017, COM(2017) 712 final
  • Sektionaltor II
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 16.05.2017, X ZR 85/14)
  • Raltegravir
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 11.07.2017, X ZB 2/17)
  • Lichtschutzfolie
    (Federal Court of Justice, judgment of 14.02.2017, X ZR 64/15)
  • Quarantäne-Buchung
    (Federal Court of Justice, court order of 11.10.2017, I ZB 96/16)
  • Porsche
    (Federal Court of Justice, court order of 13.09.2016, VI ZB 21/15)

The brochure can be found here.