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27 Feb 2015
by Thorsten Bausch

FCJ: Goods Placed in“Internal”Transit Proceedings Do Not Infringe a Patent Right

by Anja Petersen-Padberg The Federal Court of Justice decided in the “Electric Kettle” case (25.06.2014, docket X ZR 72/13) that the placing of goods in transit proceedings does not infringe a patent right in Germany as the country of transit. …
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27 Feb 2015
by Brad Spitz

ECJ: Auction houses may transfer cost of artist’s resale royalties to the buyer

An auction house may transfer the responsibility of paying the artist’s ‘droit de suite’ from the seller to the buyer. This judgment, rendered by the European Court of Justice on 26 February 2015 in response to a reference from the …


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