To compensate for long periods of the development to the marketing authorization for the extension of the effective patent term by EC Regulation the Supplementary Protection Certificate has been created. Implemented in the national legal systems of the supplementary protection certificate has an enormous economic significance for the pharmaceutical industry.
The seminar provides a comprehensive overview of the granting practice of the German Patent and Trademark Office and the courts by the Federal Patent Court, the Federal Court and the European Court of Justice as well as major national courts of first instance. Other priorities of the seminar are the joint processing of a case study and intensive Diskussuionen on currently pending topics of supplementary protection certificates, and strategic aspects. There is also an opportunity for extensive and intensive experience in the company of experts.