The Federal Court of Justice confirmed that German Courts should take into consideration decisions rendered by the EPO deciding bodies and Courts of other EPO member states. If the decisions differ, the German Courts should deal with the earlier reasons in detail.
Case date:04 April 2017
Case number: X ZR 61/15
Court: Federal Court of Justice of Germany
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