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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
Indirect infringement in Spanish courts: a trend reversal...
The specialised Section No. 15 of the Appeal Court of Barcelona...
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
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
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
SPCs For Second Medical Use Products – Is There an End in Sight?
Over the years, pharmaceutical companies have obtained Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs) for...
February 24, 2020
6 min read
Changes in the Polish Industrial Law concerning Patents
Recent changes to the Polish Industrial Law concerning patents (enacted in October 2019), are due to...
February 13, 2020
4 min read
More Guidance on Pharma Settlement Agreements from the Court of Justice of the EU (ECJ)
It is clear that under certain specific circumstances, a settlement agreement between a holder of a pharmaceutical...
February 7, 2020
11 min read
The US/China Trade Agreement: what could it mean for the Pharma Industry?
Following a long period of negotiation, Phase I of the US-China Trade Agreement was published on 15 January...
February 6, 2020
5 min read
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