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Companies are encouraged to consider monetizing their patent portfolio during the COVID 19 economic downturn – as Alex Reese, Ashleigh Nickerson, and Sarah Tsou recently outlined in IP Watchdog. Patents can bolster corporate revenue in economic downturns As the authors explain, for years many tech companies utilized large tech patent portfolios to enhance company value … Weiter lesen

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As published on 23 November 2020 by UK IPO (Intellectual Property Office), a UK Government Brexit transition guidance website states that: „The transition period relating to the UK’s exit from the EU ends on the 31 December 2020. During this time, if you file a patent, trade mark or design application you must provide an … Weiter lesen

As Synergy Holdings has detailed: “The biggest opportunities and threats to today’s business leaders come from harnessing and protecting the power of corporate knowledge and the resulting intellectual property (IP).” A case in point In a case in point of how Companies can harness intellectual property (IP) to increase employee productivity – UK-based Leonardo Helicopters … Weiter lesen

The President of the European Patent Office (EPO) recently announced that, as a rule, oral proceedings will be held by videoconference. This decision enters into force on 4 January 2021 and applies to both oral proceedings before examining divisions and before opposition divisions. Oral proceedings before examining and opposition divisions may only be held on … Weiter lesen

Kutzenberger Wolff Partner has been rated by JUVE* as a “RECOMMENDED PATENT FIRM” in the fields of expertise: Mechanics, Process and Mechanical Engineering, Pharma and Biotechnology. I am personally honored to be rated as a “RECOMMENDED INDIVIDUAL” in the field of Mechanics, Process and Mechanical Engineering. Dr. Felix Wolff Patent Attorney JUVE HANDBUCH WIRTSCHAFTSKANZLEIEN 2020/2021

Der America‘s Cup gilt als älteste und zugleich prestigeträchtigste Segelregatta der Welt. Seit 1851 kämpfen vor allem Milliardäre und Business-Mogule um die Sieger-Trophäe und liefern sich dabei spektakuläre Rennen auf eigens zu diesem Zweck entwickelten High-Tech-Yachten. Die Yachten spiegeln nicht nur stets den jüngsten technologischen Entwicklungsstand im Segelsport wider, sondern verschieben regelmäßig die Grenzen des … Weiter lesen

In der Leitsatzentscheidung „Datenpaketumwandlung“ (Aktenzeichen: X ZR 96/18) vom 11. August 2020 hält der X. Zivilsenat des Bundesgerichtshofs fest, dass die erstmals in der Berufungsinstanz geltend gemachte Verteidigung eines Patents in geänderter Fassung in der Regel gemäß § 116 Abs. 2 PatG zulässig ist, wenn sich der neue Antrag von einem bereits in erster Instanz … Weiter lesen

Intellectual property (IP) helped increase Ireland’s GDP by 26.3% in 2014, as the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) detailed in a 2016 article, citing a report of the same year by the Irish Central Statistics Office. More multinational companies moved to Ireland As the OECD explained, high GDP growth rates occurred in Ireland … Weiter lesen

In the case G1/19, oral proceedings before the Enlarged Board of Appeal were held on 15 July 2020. Notably, for the first time oral proceedings before the Enlarged Board of Appeal were live-streamed to the public. According to the Chairman of the Enlarged Board, around 1600 people registered to the stream. The high attendance of … Weiter lesen