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2 Mar 2015
by Thomas Musmann

The German Bundesgerichtshof has issued a decision (X ZR 41/13) called “Quetiapin” which discusses a fundamental question of the Patent Law, i.e. the definition of the “technical problem” underlying an invention. The claim of the European Patent under discussion concerned …
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27 Feb 2015
by Brad Spitz

ECJ: Auction houses may transfer cost of artist’s resale royalties to the buyer

An auction house may transfer the responsibility of paying the artist’s ‘droit de suite’ from the seller to the buyer. This judgment, rendered by the European Court of Justice on 26 February 2015 in response to a reference from the …


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