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Will the European Court of Justice conclude that antitrust law prohibits royalties for invalid patents?

  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 9 2015

The European Court of Justice recently announced that it will issue a decision in Genentech Inc. v. Hoechst GmbH, in response to a request from the

The side effects of the Lundbeck decision: should patent settlements constitute object restrictions?

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • European Union
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  • March 6 2015

On January 19, 2015, the European Commission (Commission) published its decision of June 19, 2013 imposing a fine of nearly 93.8 million against

Pay-for-delay another patent settlement monitoring report

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • European Union
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  • February 20 2015

The European Commission's fifth patent settlement monitoring report was published on 5 December 2014. The Commission started monitoring patent

Huawei v ZTE EU Advocate General rules out the ability of Standard Essential patent holders to obtain injunctions

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 13 2015

On 26 November 2014, EU Advocate General (AG) Wathelet delivered his opinion in the closely followed Huawei v ZTE patent dispute. Although the

European Commission publishes latest pharma patent settlement survey, but legal position still unclear

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • European Union
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  • January 2 2015

The EC's latest report on pharmaceutical patent settlement agreements in the EEA (the EU plus three other countries), covering 2013, was published on

The Advocate General of the EU clarifies position on enforcement of SEPs

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • European Union, Germany
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  • December 30 2014

Despite the fact that standard-essential patents (SEPs) have been on the agenda of the European Union (EU) competition law debate for some time now

A wolf in sheep’s clothing is your litigation settlement anti-competitive?

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 17 2014

As we reported in July 2014, the European Commission fined pharmaceutical company Servier and several of its generic competitors for entering into so

EU political update: 8 - 12 December 2014

  • Clifford Chance LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 9 2014

As of 1 December 2014, the normal powers of the European Commission and the Court of Justice of the European Union apply to criminal matters in the

Advocate General Wathelet in Huawei Technologies: disappointing Opinion

  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 8 2014

The application of competition and antitrust law to standard essential patents (“SEPs”) is a matter of great debate in many jurisdictions. There have

EU advocate general provides guidance on SEP enforcement

  • McGuireWoods LLP
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  • European Union
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  • December 1 2014

On 20 November 2014, an EU advocate general (AG) provided important guidance on the application of competition law in the EU to the enforcement of