Our chance to control the pandemic globally

Our chance to control the pandemic globally

Controlling COVID19 infections is essential to prevent further damage to society and the collapse of health care systems. PCR-based methods have been the gold standard testing approach for the first phase of this pandemic. However, low throughput, high costs and long...
NO FLOWERS FOR THE “FLOWER THROWER”

NO FLOWERS FOR THE “FLOWER THROWER”

Anonymous Street-Art artist lost TM protection for one of his most iconic motifs for allegedly having filed the mark in bad faith. Banksy is certainly one of the hottest artists of our time. His Street-Art artworks suddenly appear in the most unusual places. The...
ADLON STAYS EXCLUSIVELY WITH KEMPINSKY

ADLON STAYS EXCLUSIVELY WITH KEMPINSKY

The brand „Adlon“ remains exclusively reserved for the Berlin luxury hotel Adlon Kempinski. The first instance court of the European Union (EuG) in Luxembourg dismissed a complaint of the sanitary products manufacturer Kludi on Wednesday, which wanted to sell bathroom...
PATENT TROLLS SUCCESSFUL AGAINST APPLE

PATENT TROLLS SUCCESSFUL AGAINST APPLE

According to a recent decision of a US court in Texas, technology giant Apple has infringed five patents hold by Optis Wireless Technology and was sentenced in the first instance to pay damages of at least half a billion dollar. Apple has announced taking the decision...
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...
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....