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When is an infringing act not an infringement?
  • FRKelly
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 3 2014

In Europe, the Research Exemption or Safe Harbour is referred to as the "Bolar" Exemption and is a statutory defence to patent infringement to permit


Ireland to establish local division of the Unified Patent Court
  • FRKelly
  • European Union, Ireland
  • November 14 2014

On 13th November 2014 the Irish Government officially announced that it has decided to establish a local division of the Unified Patent Court (UPC)


Bifurcating European patent litigation anticipate a split at the UPC!
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • March 12 2015

The fourth article in this series dealt with how the Unified Patent Court (UPC) will try to circumvent variations between national court systems, and


Please mind the gap Bitte beachten Sie die Lücke Attention à l’écart, s’il vous plait!
  • FRKelly
  • European Union
  • April 7 2015

The fifth article in this series dealt with the options for bringing infringement and validity actions before the Unified Patent Court (UPC), and


Activis v Eli Lilly decision likely to broaden the scope of patents in the UK
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • September 27 2017

Lord Neuberger’s reformulation of the so-called “Protocol questions” in the Activis v Eli Lilly decision in the UK Supreme Court seems likely to


Clarification on the Scope of the “Experimental Use” Defence in the UK
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2016

Section 60(5)(b) of the Patents Act 1977 provides a defence to infringement where use which would otherwise amount to infringement (i.e. falls within


Marking your territory online
  • FRKelly
  • United Kingdom
  • September 30 2014

The legal designations of "patent pending" and "patented" are commonly used to deter third parties from infringing your patent rights. But why should