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Agreement to establish the Unified Patent Court signed

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • April 3 2013

Further to the news last month regarding the regulations on a unitary patent for Europe, on 19 February 2013, representatives of 24 EU member states

Objections to the unitary patent dismissed by Court of Justice but obstacles still in the path of the unified patent system

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • April 16 2013

In a decision in Joined cases C-27411 and C-29511 Spain and Italy v Council, published today, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has

First decision of the ECJ on the Unitary Patent

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • European Union
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  • April 16 2013

Today, the ECJ dismissed the complaints of Spain (C-27411) and Italy (C-29511) against the Council of the European Union with a view to the Unitary

General Court upholds Commission decision in AstraZeneca abuse of dominance case

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • European Union
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  • July 2 2010

The General Court has issued its long awaited judgment in the AstraZeneca case, upholding the Commission's decision in respect of both the SPC abuse and the selective deregistration abuse

The Patents Court exercises jurisdiction to grant a pan-European declaration of non-infringement

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • January 9 2013

On 27 November 2012, the Patents Court handed down its judgment in an application to contest its jurisdiction to hear an action for a declaration of

EU: General Cruz Villalon conclusions regarding Article 27 TRIPS to patents affected by reservation under Article 167

  • Bird & Bird
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  • European Union
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  • February 25 2013

This is a short summary of the Conclusions of the Advocate General Pedro Cruz Villalon given on 31 January 2013 in the case C-41411, referred to him

France ratifies Unitary Patent Court (UPC)

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union, France, Germany, United Kingdom
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  • April 1 2014

The European Commission has announced that France has ratified the agreement on the Unified Patent Court (UPC), making it the second country to do so

EPO: provisions for unitary patents and enforcement through a Unified Patent Court (UPC)

  • King & Spalding LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 4 2013

25 EU Member States have embarked on enhanced co-operation with a view to creating unitary patent protection for their territories. The Unified

Pharmaceuticals & healthcare newsletter

  • Baker & McKenzie
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  • European Union
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  • July 8 2013

On 19 June 2013, the European Commission imposed fines of 146 million on Lundbeck (93.8 million) and a number of generic companies (&euro

Supreme Court: patent infringers not estopped from relying on subsequent patent revocation

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • July 3 2013

The Supreme Court today overturned a Court of Appeal ruling in the Virgin1 airline seats case in relation to damages, and overruled a line of cases