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UK Supreme Court decides that Actavis UK Limited’s Pemetrexed products directly infringe Eli Lilly & Company’s European Patent EP1313508

United Kingdom - July 7 2017 Today, the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) has released a summary of its decision concerning alleged infringement of Eli Lilly & Company’s European patent…

Insights: Eli Lilly and Company and Actavis UK Limited being heard at the Supreme Court

United Kingdom - April 3 2017 In July 2015, we reported on the judgement handed down by the UK Court of Appeal in the long running dispute between Actavis UK Limited and Eli Lilly…

Joanna Peak

Boult.bites biotech - Autumn 2016

European Union, United Kingdom, USA - October 6 2016 On 23 June 2016, the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) and the upshot of this result is that a great deal of uncertainty exists in many…

Jennifer O’Farrell, Joanna Peak, Edward Ronan, Naomi Stevens, Nadia Tyler-Rubinstein

Important change in the recording of an assignment at the EPO

European Union - September 22 2016 With immediate effect, the European Patent Office will now only record an assignment of rights in a European patent application or European patent if…

Matthew Spencer

USPTO issues updated guidance in relation to subject matter eligibility for US patent applications

USA - May 20 2016 The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has recently issued further guidance to US Examiners in relation to how the subject matter of…

Matthew Spencer