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Germany’s most innovative university is the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg

According to the latest ranking of the American-Canadian media group REUTERS, the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg occupies the 5th place in Europe and even the 1st place in Germany as the most innovative university. The ranking of innovation of each university is determined by ten different parameters, such as the number of scientific publications, patent applications and joint developments with the industry. Of course, the...

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World Intellectual Property Day – April 26, 2018

In 2000, WIPO member states launched the “World IP Day” (World Intellectual Property Day) to increase the general understanding of intellectual property. The “World IP Day” was the day the WIPO Convention came into force. This is the reason why the “World IP Day” will be held again this year on April 26th. In this regard, many lectures, informative meetings and workshops are offered worldwide. These events can be found on the WIPO...

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World-class patents

BAK Basel Economics AG has published a ranking of the world’s most innovative companies. This ranking does not focus on the number of patent applications, but on the quality of the patents. Therefor BAK Basel Economics AG identified the most important patents of each technology and assigned the patents to the respective company. Thus the unimportant and unknown patents are not considered in the ranking. Samsung is first in the ranking list of...

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Gillette against Wilkinson Sword GmbH

Gillette is owner of the European patent EP 1 695 800 B1 claiming “a replaceable razor blade cartridge including a blade unit and cartridge connecting structure”. The patent is in force since 2nd February, 1997 and has already been subject of a lawsuit back in the year 2013. At that time, the Federal Patent Court had considered the patent to be legally valid. However, the Federal Patent Court did not have to make a decision, because the...

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Regional competition “jugend forscht” 2017

Also this year, on February 24, 2017, we were represented with an information stand at the event to support the young inventors. For the first time some already registered inventions were exhibited as a visual object. We would like to thank all of our clients, who have used the opportunity to present their inventions at the event. Furthermore we wish our clients success in the economic exploitation of their intellectual property rights....

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