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Record of EU-Patent Applications in 2021 

The year of IP-Success: What every business owner shall know According to the official EPO Website “The European Patent Office (EPO) received 188 600 applications in 2021, up 4.5% on the previous year and the highest number to date. The EPO’s Patent Index 2021, published today, shows that patent filings rebounded significantly last year after a

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Cloud Uploads and Copyright Infringement: the case

ECJ Judt. v. 24.03.2022, Case C-433/20 If a private individual uploads a copyright-protected work to a cloud, this person is legally speaking is making a copy – and thus infringing copyright. However, this can be justified by the exception of private copying, according to the ECJ. If a person uploads a copyrighted work to a

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