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Chinese patent linkage system – the Chinese Supreme Court issues Draft Judicial Interpretations
The Chinese Supreme Court (“SPC”) released on 29 October 2020 the “Provisions on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in the Trial of Patent Civil Cases Involving Drug Marketing Review and Approval (Draft for Public Opinions)” (“Draft Judicial Interpretations”) to provide guidance on the application of the new patent linkage provisions set out in the new Patent Law Amendments 2020 ("Amendments"), which will come into effect on 1 June...
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
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AstraZeneca held liable for additional healthcare ...
In a judgment of 14 October 2020 the District Court The Hague...
October 15, 2020
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German Constitutional Court declares the vote on the...
Today the German Constitutional Court (Bundesverfassungsgericht)...
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
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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
The English Patents Court examines the law on enablement in the context of lack of novelty based on both prior publication and prior use.
Earlier this year (17 July 2019) in Takeda UK Limited v F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG Mr Justice Colin Birss...
November 19, 2019
5 min read
Are German Courts the “Spoilsport” of the “Divisional Game” when it comes to Preliminary Injunction Requests?
If a patentee undertakes actions with respect to a patent of the same patent family (e.g. waiving the...
November 4, 2019
4 min read
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