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Illumina v MGI: Patents Court gives guidance on the skilled person, CGK, and insufficiency
In Illumina v Latvia MGI Tech (MGI) [2021] EWHC 57 (Pat), Birss J (as he then was) has handed down a 520 paragraph judgment providing some helpful practical guidance in respect of several issues that commonly arise in UK patent litigation, namely: The definition of the skilled person for obviousness in cases where it is not same as the skilled person to whom the patent is addressed; That common general knowledge can include things that do not work as well...
March 26, 2021
9 min read
Introduction of the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
On the 3rd February 2021, the Narcotic Drugs Amendment (Medicinal...
March 2, 2021
1 min read
Managing Scientific Collaboration Agreements within...
Scientific Collaboration Agreements allow a public servant,...
November 9, 2020
5 min read
French Healthtech in the Covid crisis: when strategic...
The strategic challenges of the French Healthtech sector - health,...
October 13, 2020
6 min read
A vaccine for COVID 19 –risks and liabilities in international perspective
As the development of vaccines against COVID-19 is progressing, the question becomes urgent who will...
September 8, 2020
17 min read
Transfer of value in France: publication of the regulatory provisions specifying the ceilings above which an authorization from the authorities is required
An important change to the new regime governing transfer of value to HCPs, students and associations...
August 20, 2020
2 min read
Australian Export Legislation Amendments Smooth the Way for Cannabis Export
The Export Control Legislation Amendment (Certification of Narcotic Exports) Bill 2020 (Cth), which passed...
June 26, 2020
3 min read
COVID-19 & Privacy & Data Protection Chart
COVID-19 has had an unprecedented impact on businesses. Many employers have deployed business continuity...
April 14, 2020
1 min read
COVID-19: UK Public Health Perspectives
As Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread across the globe, in an effort to prepare for all...
March 27, 2020
13 min read
German Constitutional Court declares the vote on the ratification act of the UPC Agreement unconstitutional because of a lack of the required quorum
Today the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht) ruled that the German ratification...
March 20, 2020
5 min read
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