Search for drug against Covid-19: Ministry of Health may order use of patents (Handelsblatt, 31.03.2020)

The Ministry of Health has been given additional authority in a global infection event like Corona. It can now order the use of an invention. "Patent holders must not be expropriated without compensation," explains patent lawyer Stefan Eck of Klaka Rechtsanwälte

You can read the original PDF version of the Handelsblatt article "Patentwirkung aussetzen" by Dr. Heike Anger dated March 31, 2020 on the reform of the Infection Protection Act, in which partner Dr. Stefan Eck is quoted at length, here.

The online version of the article (paywall) can be viewed here: