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Whether our lawyers, administrative team, or junior staff: a wide array of personalities work at COHAUSZ & FLORACK. What do we all have in common? A passion for technology and a desire for good ideas. Get to know us!

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HEVC Patent Enforcement Actions Settled

(DENVER, CO, US – 20 April 2023) – MPEG LA, LLC today announced that the HEVC enforcement actions brought in Landgericht Düsseldorf, Germany against Samsung Electronics GmbH ("Samsung") announced on 28 March 2022 have been settled with the taking of licenses.

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  • Gottfried Schüll

EU filing strategies for standard essential patents (SEPs) under the UPC

Using the German legal system to avoid risks

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  • Europäisches Patentamt

Innovation stays strong

Patent applications in Europe continue to grow in 2022

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  • Deutsches Patent- und Markenamt

Considerable increase in innovations in battery technology

DPMAnutzerforum 2023: Analysis shows a leap in the number of patent applications concerning battery technology, a key technology, especially from Asia and the United States

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  • Gottfried Schüll

The countdown to the UPC launch is on - current and proven

COHAUSZ & FLORACK answers your questions

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  • Svenja Schwandt

Suspicious mail

Authorities warn of misleading payment requests

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  • Gottfried Schüll & Martin Rütten

Federal Court of Justice confirms obvious prior use in required reverse engineering

C&F: “Greater clarity for innovative mobile communications companies”

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We’ll support you with the development, registration, and pursuit of your intellectual property rights (IP). Moreover, we’ll advise you strategically on the systematic set-up, management, and maintenance of a patent portfolio, the design of IP management for your operation, and due-diligence processes. We’ll represent you in all matters relating to intellectual property rights and associated areas of law before courts and authorities. This includes defending and enforcing your intellectual property right.

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Whether you’re an SME or a global corporation, a high-tech firm or a creative mind: we’ll show you how to get the most out of your ideas with the right IP strategy.

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UPC and unitary patent

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) will act as a central instance to provide more legal certainty in the EU and to make proceedings simpler and more cost-effective. Find out about the UPC and the new unitary patent, which offers effective protection for your ideas in up to 24 EU member states!

IP rights: more security for your ideas

Whether it’s a matter of technically sophisticated developments or successful forms of design: you must protect your good ideas. With patents, trademarks, and designs, you do precisely that – and gain the edge over the competition.

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