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The UPC open for business in 2017? Minister for IP announces that UK will ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

At yesterday's meeting of the Competitiveness Council, Minister of State for Intellectual Property Baroness Neville-Rolfe announced that the UK would

The Unified Patent Court and the unitary patent: what's happening next?
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • August 19 2015

Finalisation of the UPC Rules is anticipated following the Public hearing of 17th draft of rules in November 2014 and the presentation on 10 July 2015

Court of Appeal clarifies scope of Swiss form second medical use claims
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 1 2015

In an important judgment, the Court of Appeal has considered the interpretation of "Swiss form" second medical use claims i.e. claims directed to the

A golden ticket for licensees? Patentee ordered to disclose licence documents before infringement proceedings begin
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 5 2015

In an 'unprecedented' application, the Patents Court has ordered pre-action disclosure of a patentee's existing licence agreements, so that the

Size (and value) matter - patent dispute transferred from PCC to High Court primarily on value of claim and size of parties
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 15 2010

In his first decision on the transfer of a case from the Patents County Court (PCC) to the High Court, His Honour Judge Colin Birss QC, newly appointed as PCC judge, has emphasised the significance of the value of the dispute and the size and turnover of the parties in determining such applications

Sophie Rich
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP