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Understanding Injunctions in European Patent Law

14 May 2019

Presented by: Prof. Dr. Lea Tochtermann, Professor of Private Law and European Patent Law at the University of Mannheim, Germany

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Presents the legal basis for the current discussion on proportionality within TRIPS, European law as well as in selected European jurisdictions, focusing on Germany. It provided an outlook on whether the demand for legislative action is justified. Reflects the content expressed in a short paper found in 4iP Council's Research section entitled 'Injunctions in European Patent Law’. A longer version of this paper was published January 2020 in ZGE/IPJ - Zeitschrift für Geistiges Eigentum/Intellectual Property Journal and is available in english and german at https://www.mohrsiebeck.com/artikel/injunctions-in-european-patent-law-101628zge-2019-0018.

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