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Protective letters for German courts and the Unified Patent Court

To enable proprietors of a patent in force in Germany to effectively protect their rights under the patent, they can apply for injunctions against alleged patent infringers as a means of interim legal protection. Injunctions can, for example, be aimed at prohibiting an alleged patent infringer from distributing or manufacturing a certain patent-infringing product within the area where a patent (injunction patent) is valid on pain of a fine or imprisonment.