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Italy: Originator to pay over €13.4 million for abusing its dominant position by misusing the patent system
In this article we look at a ground-breaking decision of the Italian Supreme Court dealing with the compensation for damages caused by an abuse of dominant position through misusing the patent system. Summary In decision no. 9/2024 published on 2 January 2024, the Italian Civil Supreme Court confirmed that Pfizer has to pay over €13.4 million as compensation for damages to the Italian Health Ministry and Finance Ministry for having abused its dominant position in the prostaglandin drug market....
May 7, 2024
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A Guide to the UPC and the UP
The opening of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) on 1 June 2023...
June 9, 2023
2 min read