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What did you say? $31 million awarded for infringement of hearing aid patent

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • November 29 2012

In a case involving the alleged infringement of two patents related to hearing aids, one of which was found under judgment as a matter of law (JMOL) to not be infringed

Increased European patent protection following a landmark ruling on supplementary protection certificates

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • August 30 2012

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) rendered judgment relating to a preliminary reference from the English Court of Appeal, holding that the existence of an earlier marketing authorization (MA) of a pharmaceutical product does not preclude the grant of a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) for a different application of the same product

Navigating the evolving regulation and commercialization of stem cell research

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, USA
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  • March 22 2012

Interested parties that can successfully navigate the evolving regulation of stem cell research stand to gain significant scientific and commercial advantage

UK Supreme Court steps into line with Europe, but rejects U.S. approach

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
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  • November 30 2011

The UK’s highest court recently considered the provisions of the European Patent Convention (EPC) centering on the “susceptible of industrial application” requirement in the context of a patent describing a DNA sequence for a new protein, Neutrokine-α, which was a member of a group of similar proteins known as the TNF ligand superfamily

Commission publishes fourth monitoring report on pharmaceutical patent settlements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • February 11 2014

The European Commission has published its fourth Report on the Monitoring of Patent Settlements (the report), concerning pharmaceutical patent

European Commission fines pharmaceutical companies for Citalopram pay-for-delay agreements

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 30 2013

On 19 June 2013, the European Commission announced a fine of 93.8 million for H. Lundbeck AS (Lundbeck) and a further 52.2 million of fines levied

Advocate General opinion on the interpretation of “first marketing authorisation” for Supplementary Protection Certificates

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • June 7 2012

Advocate General Trstenjak (the AG) has rendered an opinion in a preliminary reference relating to Neurim Pharmaceuticals Ltd 1991 C-13011 that it should be possible to grant a Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) for a second medicinal product that comprises the same active ingredient as a medicinal product covered by a prior marketing authorisation (MA), if the scope of the basic patent protecting the second medicinal product does not extend to the earlier medicinal product

High Court of England and Wales has jurisdiction to try pan-European declaration of non-infringement action

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2013

In Actavis Group HF v Eli Lilly and Company 2012 EWHC 3316 (Pat) the High Court of England and Wales has held that, in cases where there is no challenge

CJEU actavis and Eli Lilly SPC judgments

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 22 2014

In addition to giving its decision in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down two other

CJEU Georgetown University SPC judgment

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union
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  • January 22 2014

Following hot on the heels of the 14 November 2013 opinion given by the Advocate General in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of