From Russia with(out) love

From Russia with(out) love

Russia dismisses patent protection for patentees from “unfriendly” countries By decree, Russia has de facto abolished the protection of patents whose owners are registered in, do business in, or have citizenship of so-called “unfriendly” countries. In concrete terms,...
No exclusivity for delicate baby skin

No exclusivity for delicate baby skin

The fact that it is difficult to protect one’s packaging from imitation without enjoying trademark protection in return was once again demonstrated this week by a decision of the Düsseldorf Regional Court: A case of unfair competition? The Soest-based company...
ip2 sponsoring Jethro Tull

ip2 sponsoring Jethro Tull

15 years of open-air festival at the Castle of Rheydt After a one-year absence caused by the pandemic, the Summer Music at Rheydt Castle could take place for the 15th time this year. Until one day before the start on August 19 – the stage and lighting system...
Sunrise for the unified patent court

Sunrise for the unified patent court

As explained in general in our earlier post, dated December 06, 2020, it looks like the Unified patent court is close to come – probably by the End of 2022. Three months before the entry into force of the agreement – the so-called „sunrise period“ – it will be...