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House of Lords clears judicial review reform proposals

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 29 2015

Amendments to the Government's controversial proposals to reform judicial review, discussed in our previous e-bulletins here and here, were accepted

English High Court provides guidance on waiver of sovereign immunity

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

In a recent decision in the case High Commissioner for Pakistan In the United Kingdom ("Pakistan") v National Westminster Bank (the "Bank"), the

Think twice before withdrawing a Part 36 offer

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 28 2015

A recent High Court decision illustrates the drawbacks of withdrawing a Part 36 offer to settle, namely the potential loss of some or all of the

Before you leave the mediation a reminder of the need to be clear whether a settlement agreement is subject to contract

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 26 2015

A recent decision of the English High Court has underlined the need for parties who have agreed to settle a dispute to specify very clearly if they

I'm a celebrity, take my photo off that t-shirt! Court of Appeal upholds Rihanna's passing off case against Topshop

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

Well-known high street retailer Topshop has been unsuccessful in its appeal of an earlier decision finding that it had engaged in passing off by

High Court finds unlawful consultation but declines to quash consultation outcome

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

Although the General Dental Council (GDC) (the Defendant) was not required by fairness to undertake a consultation, the British Dental Association

Contracts with consumers where can a business sue and be sued?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

Where a business has directed its activities to an EU member state in which a consumer is domiciled, two consequences follow: (i) it can generally

Court refuses to injunct generic with skinny label product

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

The patent in suit covered the second medical use of a known pharmaceutical product. Actavis sought to sell the product without the claimed

Judicial support for dispute adjudication boards

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • Switzerland, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2015

Three separate court decisions in different jurisdictions in recent months have given support to dispute adjudication boards (DABs) as a form of

Patent and pharma update January 2015

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 22 2015

This second edition of our regular patent and pharma update provides a round-up of significant cases and developments from United Kingdom and