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Unified Patent Court one step forward...
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • December 9 2013

On 6 December 2103, the European Commission released this Press Release, announcing that "Justice Ministers have today reached agreement in record

Competition law cases in the lifesciences sector is enforcement getting stricter?
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • July 17 2014

In recent weeks, the General Court's judgment on the discount practices of Intel Corp. and the European Commission's decision on agreements between

Difficulties in extending patent protection for uses of known drugs in Europe treatment of patient (sub) populations
  • FB Rice
  • European Union
  • September 23 2013

During clinical development of a drug it is not unusual to obtain approval for treatment of a subset of patients suffering from a condition (as

The new Unified Patent Court in Europe
  • Jones Day
  • European Union
  • February 11 2013

This time, it is going to happen. After various attempts over the past decades, most (but not all) member states of the European Union are about to

Patent claims for ‘personalised medicines’
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union, USA
  • February 7 2013

As previously reported the US Supreme Court, in Mayo v. Prometheus, recently invalidated Prometheus's diagnostic claims - directed to a method of

IP snapshot - January 2013
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • European Union
  • January 25 2013

The CJEU has given its long-awaited and much-anticipated decision in the ONELOMEL case, which turned on the issue of the extent of geographical use

TRIPs Agreement & patentability of pharmaceutical products
  • Mateu & Prades
  • European Union
  • August 8 2013

On July 18, 2013 the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled on case C-41411 concerning articles 27 and 70 of TRIPs Agreement as an answer for

Injunctive relief for smartphone SEP holders: patent protection on hold?
  • Ballas Pelecanos & Associates LPC
  • European Union
  • December 11 2013

In a high-profile case, the European Commission initiated proceedings against Samsung Electronics and Motorola Mobility Inc on the grounds that the

SPC reference to the CJEU and combination drug cross-undertaking granted
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 7 2013

In Actavis Group PTC EHF & Anor v Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co, KG 2013 EWHC 2927 (Pat), the High Court of England and Wales agreed to

USPTO Guidance for examiners takes expansive view of Myriad and Prometheus decisions
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union, USA
  • March 7 2014

On March 4, 2014, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office ("USPTO") issued a memorandum to the Patent Examining Corps with guidance for determining the