O2017_019 / 21.12.2017


Case ID [apr_populate field=”Case #” relatedTo=”Cases”][apr_loop field=”Case #”]{{Case #}}[/apr_loop]
Type [apr field=”Type of proceeding”]
Date [apr field=”Date”]
Judges (Law) [apr_populate field=”Judges Legal” relatedTo=”Judges”][apr_loop field=”Judges Legal”]{{Full name}}
Judges (Tech.) [apr_populate field=”Judges Technical” relatedTo=”Judges”][apr_loop field=”Judges Technical”]{{Full name}}
Judge-rapporteur [apr_populate field=”Judge-rapporteur” relatedTo=”Judges”][apr_loop field=”Judge-rapporteur”]{{Full name}}[/apr_loop]
Court Clerk [apr field=”Clerk”]
Headnote [apr field=”Regeste”]
Status [apr field=”Status acc. to FPC”]
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Plaintiff [apr_populate field=”Plaintiff / requester” relatedTo=”Parties and other firms”][apr_loop field=”Plaintiff / requester”]{{Name}}

Success* on the merits: [apr field=”Plaintiff’s success”]


[apr_populate field=”Plaintiff’s lawyer(s)” relatedTo=”Lawyers”][apr_loop field=”Plaintiff’s lawyer(s)”]{{Full name}}

of the firm(s):
[apr_populate field=”Plaintiff’s law firm(s)” relatedTo=”Firms”][apr_loop field=”Plaintiff’s law firm(s)”]{{Name}}[/apr_loop]

compensation claimed: [apr field=”Actual costs pl.’s/req.’s lawyer 2″]
awarded compensation: [apr field=”Awarded costs pl.’s/req.’s lawyer”]

Patent attorney(s)

[apr_populate field=”Plaintiff’s patent attorney(s)” relatedTo=”Patent attorneys”][apr_loop field=”Plaintiff’s patent attorney(s)”]{{Full name}}

of the firm(s):
[apr_populate field=”Plaintiff’s patent law firm(s)” relatedTo=”Firms”][apr_loop field=”Plaintiff’s patent law firm(s)”]{{Name}}[/apr_loop]

costs claimed: [apr field=”Actual costs pl.’s/req.’s patent attorney”]
awarded costs: [apr field=”Awarded costs pl.’s/req.’s patent attorney”]

Defendant [apr_populate field=”Defendant / respondent” relatedTo=”Parties and other firms”][apr_loop field=”Defendant / respondent”]{{Name}}

Success* on the merits: [apr field=”Defendant’s success”]


[apr_populate field=”Defendant’s lawyer(s)” relatedTo=”Lawyers”][apr_loop field=”Defendant’s lawyer(s)”]{{Full name}}

of the firm(s):
[apr_populate field=”Defendant’s law firm(s)” relatedTo=”Firms”][apr_loop field=”Defendant’s law firm(s)”]{{Name}}

compensation claimed: [apr field=”Actual costs def.’s/resp.’s lawyer”]
awarded compensation: [apr field=”Awarded costs def.’s/resp.’s lawyer”]

Patent attorney(s)

[apr_populate field=”Defendant’s patent attorney(s)” relatedTo=”Patent Attorneys”][apr_loop field=”Defendant’s patent attorney(s)”]{{Full name}}

of the firm(s): [apr_populate field=”Defendant’s patent law firm(s)” relatedTo=”Firms”][apr_loop field=”Defendant’s patent law firm(s)”]{{Name}}

costs claimed: [apr field=”Actual costs def.’s/.resp.’s patent attorney”]
awarded costs: [apr field=”Awarded costs def.’s/respl.’s patent attorney”]

Patent(s) [apr_populate field=”Patents” relatedTo=”Patents / Patent applications”][apr_loop field=”Patents”]{{Document}}[/apr_loop]
Value in dispute [apr field=”Value in dispute”]
Court fee [apr field=”Court fee”]
Legal provisions [apr_populate field=”Legal provisions” relatedTo=”Legal provisions”][apr_loop field=”Legal provisions”]{{Legal provision}};
Language [apr field=”Language of proc.”]
Blog post [apr_populate field=”Blog post title” relatedTo=”Posts”][apr_loop field=”Blog post title”]{{Post title}}[/apr_loop]
FPC Bibliography
Keyword(s)1 [apr field=”Keywords acc. to FPC database”]
Subject(s)2 [apr_populate field=”Subjects acc. to FPC database” relatedTo=”Subjects”][apr_loop field=”Subjects acc. to FPC database”]{{Subject}};
Topic(s)3 [apr field=”Subject acc. to decision”]
IPC [apr_populate field=”IPC Section” relatedTo=”IPC Sections”][apr_loop field=”IPC Section”]{{Name}}[/apr_loop]

Explanatory notes:

* Life is complicated, and so is litigation. But statistics call for simplification, and so we only differentiate between what at the face of it and from a purely legal point of view may be considered a victory, defeat or tie.
1 Keywords as provided in the database of the FPC; official translation into English language.
2 Subject(s) as provided in the database of the FPC, in the language of the proceedings only.
3 Topic(s) as provided on the cover sheet of the decision itself, in the language of the proceedings only.