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Convergence between Germany and UK


The doctrine of equivalents is well established in Germany. It’s good news that the UK courts are moving in the same direction, argues Philipp Widera

Germany with its sign-post-approach has never really had any difficulties in accepting a doctrine of equivalents (even before the implementation of Article 69 EPC). The first key decision dealing with equivalence under the EPC was the Formstein decision in 1986....


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