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SPCs for biologics guidance on product definitions, scope and validity from EFTA court

  • Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2015

The EU Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) Regulation (4692006) has been the subject of extensive analysis and numerous referrals to the

An introduction to clarity in EPO oppositions

  • Carpmaels & Ransford LLP
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  • European Union, United Kingdom
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  • April 15 2015

In March 2015 the European Patent Office Enlarged Board of Appeal handed down a decision on the extent to which amendments made during opposition

Patentability of plants and plant materials in Europe

  • Davies Collison Cave
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  • European Union
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  • April 15 2015

The Enlarged Board of Appeal of the European Patent Office (the Board) handed down a decision on 25 March 2015 which clarifies the extent to which

UPC Agreement challenged in Belgium

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • Belgium, European Union
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  • April 15 2015

The European Software Market Association (ESOMA) and others have asked the Belgian Constitutional Court to annul Belgium's ratification of the

Patentability of plants and plant products under the EPC

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • European Union
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  • April 14 2015

In the area of plant breeding and genetic engineering, plants, parts or products thereof are patentable under the European Patent Convention (EPC) as

EFTA Court rules on key SPC issues

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway
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  • April 9 2015

The supply of a medicinal product without a marketing authorisation under national provisional permissions of use does not generally prevent an SPC

A new breed of plant patents in Europe

  • Freehills Patent Attorneys
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  • European Union
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  • April 8 2015

Claims directed to plants or plant products (other than a plant variety) made by a process involving traditional breeding practices have been deemed

EPO decides on Tomato and Broccoli cases for the second time

  • D Young & Co
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  • European Union
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  • April 7 2015

The EPO's Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA) has now issued decisions on the Tomato and Broccoli cases for the second time. These decisions have been

Europe: shifting attitudes to patent injunctions

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • European Union
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  • April 7 2015

Final injunctions for successful parties in patent cases in Europe have generally been seen as automatic but attitudes are evolving. Despite their

What will be the cost of obtaining Unitary Patent Protection?

  • AA Thornton & Co
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  • European Union
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  • April 7 2015

With progress being made across EU member states towards the implementation of the Unitary Patent system, one significant question remains: what will