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LUTZ | ABEL advises Instaclustr on acquisition of credativ

Led by Hamburg partner Frank Hahn, a team of LUTZ | ABEL lawyers advised Australian Instaclustr group on the acquisition of credativ.


Overview of the costs of patent infringement and patent nullity proceedings in Germany

Since the beginning of 2021, a new cost regime regarding the legal fees for lawyers and courts applies in Germany. Roughly estimated, this will lead to a fee increase of 10 %. This article provides an overview.


The Federal Court of Justice applies its own standards on "novelty" (art. 54(2) EPC)

In its decision “Conditioning Method” ("Konditionierverfahren") of April 21, 2020 (Ref.: X ZR 75/18), the Federal Court of Justice overturned a judgement of the Federal Patent Court and upheld the German part of the European patent EP 1 495 486


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We bring people together – and together we shape their success. At LUTZ | ABEL, we have one goal: Providing first-class advice to our clients. Thereby, we stand for creative solutions - even when others do not see them. Our lawyers are specialists in their field and are committed to the successful implementation of their clients' concerns. Whenever a mandate requires it, we assemble the right experts across practice groups – top-class expertise combined with an individual and personal approach.

Appreciative and value-creating cooperation with our clients and within the team is crucial for us. And should a dispute arise, our experienced litigation lawyers will stand up for you.