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Clarification on the meaning of "specified" "identified" for SPC protection
  • Taylor Wessing
  • European Union
  • October 31 2014

In January 2014 we reported on the CJEU ruling in Eli Lilly v HGS (C-49312). This dealt with the requirement, arising from the earlier Medeva case


Unified Patent Court Rules of Procedure close to the finish line
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • November 3 2014

The 17th draft of the UPC Rules of Procedure was published on 31 October 2014 as a compare document that shows the changes in comparison to the 15th


Advocate-General's opinions published regarding Spanish challenges to unitary patent
  • Dehns
  • European Union, Spain
  • November 19 2014

Today, 18 November, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) released two eagerly-awaited opinions relating to the Unitary Patent package


The Unified Patent Court: oral hearing on the Rules of Procedure
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union
  • December 9 2014

The oral hearing on the UPC Rules of Procedure took place on 26 November in Trier. This is the last stage of the public consultation on these rules


New fee proposals for the EU Unitary Patent and Unified Patent Court
  • Fish & Richardson PC
  • European Union
  • May 11 2015

The most important consideration in deciding whether to use the EU Unitary Patent (UP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC), expected to be available in


Importazione parallela di medicinali brevettati dai “nuovi” Stati UE: la Corte di Giustizia spiega il Neccanismo Specifico
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union
  • February 20 2015

La Corte di Giustizia UE (“CGUE”) ha recentemente chiarito il funzionamento del c.d. “Meccanismo Specifico” che regola l’importazione parallela


What can SMEs expect from the Unified Patent Court?
  • Rouse
  • European Union
  • April 29 2015

Although a key aim of the Unified Patent Court is to provide an EU-wide forum in which small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), in particular, can


The Unitary Patent Package is consistent with European Union law Spanish appeals rejected
  • Bird & Bird
  • European Union, Spain
  • May 6 2015

On 5 May 2015 the Court of Justice of the European Union rejected the appeals filed by Spain against the Unitary Patent Package. This is a landmark


The parallel import of patented drugs from “new” EU Member States: the ECJ explains the Specific Mechanism
  • Martini Manna Avvocati
  • European Union
  • February 20 2015

The European Court of Justice (“ECJ”) recently clarified the function of the “Specific Mechanism” regulating the parallel import of Patented drugs


The European Unitary Patent package slow but steady progress in 2014
  • Mewburn Ellis LLP
  • European Union
  • January 28 2015

A lot of progress has been made in 2014 with the European Unitary Package - the European Unitary Patent (EUP) and Unified Patent Court (UPC). However