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Indirect infringement in Spanish courts: a trend reversal and some teachings concerning infringement of second use medical claims
The specialised Section No. 15 of the Appeal Court of Barcelona has recently clarified what indirect infringement means by its judgment of 13 November 2020 (rapporteur Justice Rodríguez Vega, No. 2410/2020, Ortho.pras kits). This decision departs from the approach in other judgments which minimised the difference between direct and indirect infringement, treating them in a substantially equal manner [like the 24 October 2012 (nº 541/2012) Supreme Court judgment (the mop case) and...
January 22, 2021
4 min read
Chinese patent linkage system – the Chinese Supreme...
The Chinese Supreme Court (“SPC”) released on...
November 13, 2020
6 min read
Managing Scientific Collaboration Agreements within...
Scientific Collaboration Agreements allow a public servant,...
November 9, 2020
5 min read
Australian Courts apply “European Support” test to...
In the recent decision in the Australian front of the...
November 4, 2020
10 min read
AstraZeneca held liable for additional healthcare costs
In a judgment of 14 October 2020 the District Court The Hague ruled in a landslide decision that AstraZeneca...
October 15, 2020
10 min read
French Healthtech in the Covid crisis: when strategic issues lead to growth
The strategic challenges of the French Healthtech sector - health, innovation, sovereignty - are undeniably...
October 13, 2020
6 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Medicines
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...
September 30, 2020
7 min read
Hungary: New Legal Provisions set out Mandatory Infrastructure for Telemedicine
Until recently the Hungarian legal background of telemedicine was not particularly detailed. For obvious...
September 29, 2020
4 min read
Post-Transition Brexit: New MHRA Guidelines on Medical Devices
With a post-transition Brexit looming on the horizon, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory...
September 21, 2020
4 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