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Matthias Weiden

is an attorney at Bird & Bird LLP and based in Düsseldorf. A member of the firm’s Intellectual Property practice and Tech & Comms sector groups, he focuses on advising international clients in patent and utility model litigation in particular relating to the fields of information and telecommunications technology. He also advises on related questions of competition law and the European and German FRAND framework, and speaks on these issues at national and international events.

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Recent Articles by Matthias Weiden

Germany Suspends Requirement of Presidential Signature for Formal Ratification of UPC Agreement

Effective June 11, 2017, the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Germany has agreed to suspend the Presidential signature required for formal ratification of the UPC Agreement. This suspension will remain in place until the German Federal Constitutional Court (“Bundesverfassungsgericht”) has reached a decision in the ongoing expedited proceedings relating to an action (“Verfassungsbeschwerde”) challenging the ratification.