Fri, 07/21/2017 (All day)
We are pleased to announce that our Spanish patent litigation team has recently obtained a favorable decision from Commercial Court no. 7 of Madrid, which just rejected a petition for preliminary injunction against the Chinese Telecommunications manufacturer HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES, S.L. and the codefendant, the British multinational telecom company VODAFONE GROUP, PLC.
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER represents HUAWEI in these proceedings.
The petition has been raised by the Spanish company TOT POWER CONTROL, S.L as part of legal action for alleged patent and know how infringement for the use of Power Control technology in WCDMA network.
In this case the Court, taking into consideration the allegations and the evidence filed by HUAWEI, has rejected the preliminary injunction requested, finding that there is no such irreparable damage.
This is a decision has been appealed before the Higher Court.
The HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER team who obtained his success comprised Luis Fernández-Novoa, José Antonio Sanmartín, Carmen Amor and Mar Conde.
According to the current ranking of Legal 500 Germany, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER continues to be ranked in ‘tier 1 of German patent litigation firms' in the field of Intellectual Property: Patent Litigation. Clients particularly highlight the 'excellent knowledge of the industry' and 'targeted, practice-oriented advice’, as well as the 'high level of business sense' and 'the right leverage of experienced partners and very good associates'.
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Spanish team secured another success for French clothing brand HARTFORD before the European Union Trademark (EUTM) Courts in Alicante in trademark infringement and invalidity proceedings filed against Spanish optics company DIVARO (Navarro Óptico).
HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER’s Spanish team successfully represented the fashion group G-STAR RAW in European Union trade mark (EUTM) infringement litigation against the Spanish fashion retail group MANGO, for unauthorized use made in the EU of its “RAW” trademark on clothing and accessories.
Click here to view an article "Spain's fast track for preliminary injunction procedures" written by Madrid partner Alvaro Velazquez, commenting the Fractus SA v. Shenzhen Doke Electronic Co, rendered by the Commercial Court nr 5 of Barcelona in February 2017.
The Paris office of HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER is reinforcing its life sciences practice with the arrival of partner Anne Servoir.
Anne Servoir started her career in the competition law department of CMS-Bureau Francis Lefebvre, where she developed a practice focused on regulatory issues in various industries ranging from telecommunications to pharmaceuticals. She later joined INTUITY, a boutique life sciences firm.