Monthly Archives: April 2020

DOES REMDESIVIR KNOCK OUT CORONA?

DOES REMDESIVIR KNOCK OUT CORONA?

Currently, there are intensive reports on the active Remdesivir from the US pharmaceutical giant Gilead. Chemically, the substance is a 1′-cyano 4-aza-7,9-didesazaadenosine C analogue of adenosine: It is a monophosphoramidate prodrug that is converted by metabolism into the active form GS-441524. GS-441524 inhibits viral RNA polymerase and prevents further proliferation of the virus in infected ... Read More
 
GERMAN UTILITY MODELS – SMART IP WEAPONS

GERMAN UTILITY MODELS – SMART IP WEAPONS

Enforceable intellectual property rights in Europe are of great strategic and economic importance. Many companies, especially from the Far East, are therefore interested in getting their international applications granted quickly in at least one European heartland. The German utility model represents a smart solution in this respect, since this way is quick reliable cost-effective and ... Read More
 
GERMAN FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL COURT STOPS UNION PATENT

GERMAN FEDERAL CONSTITUTIONAL COURT STOPS UNION PATENT

Union brands, which have a unitary effect in all EU member states within the common market, have proven to be important tools in European competition. The final legal jurisdiction has been shifted from the national courts to the ECJ as the final instance. However, a corresponding instrument on the patent side is still missing. All ... Read More