17 April 2020PatentsCordula Schumacher and Lisa Schneider

Analysis: Germany considers modernising patent law

Germany is a key jurisdiction for patent litigation. This is due in particular to fast, high quality and cost-efficient infringement proceedings. Specialised patent chambers at the regional courts have a lot of experience in patent law. Validity proceedings at the Federal Patent Court are usually slower which means that a decision on infringement is usually issued before a decision on validity.

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