Eccentric teeth: sharpening up the passing off rules in Germany


Jens Künzel

German unfair competition rules on passing off continue to be relevant in practice. It is not uncommon for a company to miss filing a design or patent covering a product, but it may be able to later file an unfair competition claim against a competitor if it believes its product has been copied.

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