Patent law: German PI practice put to the test in Luxembourg

German patent law is on the move. After the recent referral to the European Court of Justice (CJEU) by the District Court Düsseldorf concerning several open questions on the FRAND requirement in patent disputes involving SEPs at the end of last year, 2021 ...

25 January 2021

Bird & Bird secures win in preliminary injunction patent case before the Düsseldorf Courts

On September 26, 2019, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf confirmed on appeal that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (“Teva”) – one of Bird & Bird’s key clients – is entitled to a preliminary injunction against Mylan dura GmbH (“Mylan”) in Germany. ...

30 September 2019

Patents: interim injunctions

The High Court has refused to grant an interim injunction to restrain alleged patent infringement before trial where an expedited trial had been ordered, the defendant had undertaken to limit its marketing activities, and the patentee could not show ...

04 July 2019

Obtaining evidence on the planned launch of generic products subject to price reimbursement

It is common practice that patentees obtain evidence directly from the price and reimbursement authority on the planned launch date of a generic product by requesting disclosure of the application for price reimbursement.

13 December 2017