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Pregabalin and Fulvestrant - a comparison of German and English liability regimes for Swiss-type claims in light of current case law1

By Stief M, Zorr U. The most recent decision of the Düsseldorf Appeal Court (OLG Düsseldorf) in the legal dispute concerning the active substance Fulvestrant (GRUR 2019, 279) is a contribution to concretisation of the new liability criteria which the court clearly formulated for the first time in the “Östrogenblocker” decision of 5 May 2017 …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Turkey introduces mandatory civil mediation for commercial cases including IP rights

By Yilmaztekin H.

Abstract

Law No 7155 on the Procedure of Initiating Enforcement Proceedings for Pecuniary Claims under Subscription Contracts, published in Official Gazette (OG), Issue No 30630, 19 December 2018Following the entry into force of Articles 20–23 of the Law No 7155 on the Procedure of Initiating Enforcement Proceedings for Pecuniary Claims Under …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Joint liability in Germany for patent infringement committed abroad

By Tochtermann L.

Abstract

The article analyses the evolution of the BGH’s jurisprudence to consider foreign actions in the assessment of patent infringement in Germany. It argues that, if this approach is continued, the interests of the contributor acting abroad should be given special protection compared to those of the contributor acting in Germany. …read more

Source:: Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice