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The European Union’s highest court rules on standard-essential patents, injunctions and abuse of dominance
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • July 23 2015

The long-awaited ruling on the seeking of injunctions in the context of standard-essential patents encumbered by fair, reasonable, and


The Advocate General of the EU clarifies position on enforcement of SEPs
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • Germany, European Union
  • 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


Standards and injunctions under EU competition law
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • May 29 2014

In two decisions issued in April 2014, the European Commission (the Commission) provided further clarification as regards the circumstances in which


European Commission adopts revised competition regime for technology transfer agreements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 24 2014

On 21 March 2014, the European Commission (Commission) adopted a revised set of rules for the assessment of technology transfer agreements by the


EPO appeals board declares enzymatic activity apparatus excluded from patentability
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • March 17 2014

In the patent application for Method and apparatus for measuring enzymatic activity by use of laserSony Corporation T 121310, a European Patent


Customs enforcement of IP rights in Europe & Germany: the new rules
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, Germany
  • February 19 2014

Customs authorities in the European Union may detain goods under their control which are suspected of infringing intellectual property (IP) rights


Commission publishes fourth monitoring report on pharmaceutical patent settlements
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • February 11 2014

The European Commission has published its fourth Report on the Monitoring of Patent Settlements (the report), concerning pharmaceutical patent


CJEU actavis and Eli Lilly SPC judgments
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 22 2014

In addition to giving its decision in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) handed down two other


CJEU Georgetown University SPC judgment
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union
  • January 22 2014

Following hot on the heels of the 14 November 2013 opinion given by the Advocate General in Georgetown University C-48412, the Court of Justice of


Court of Appeal recasts guidance on granting stays in patent proceedings while European Patent Office proceedings are pending
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • December 16 2013

In IPCom GmbH & Co Ltd v HTC Europe Ltd and others 2013 EWCA Civ 1496, the Court of Appeal of England and Wales discussed the effect of the