Eversheds in largest pharmaceutical patent infringement award in Spanish history

Eversheds’ Madrid office has successfully represented pharmaceutical company MSD Spain in a landmark patent dispute, setting a new precedent for patent infringement cases.

The Madrid Commercial Court ordered generic drug companies Chemo Iberica and Quimica Sintetica to pay MSD Spain damages of €20m (£16m) for infringement of the Losartan patent. Losartan is commercially known as the hypertension medication Cozaar.

This ground-breaking decision represents the largest pharmaceutical patent infringement award in Spanish judicial history.

The Eversheds Nicea team, led by partners Kiko Carrión and José Mariano Cruz, acted for MSD Spain.

  • Print

Briefings from Eversheds

View more briefings from Eversheds

Analysis from The Lawyer

View more analysis from The Lawyer

Overview

1 Wood Street
London
EC2V 7WS
UK
http://www.eversheds.com

Turnover (£m): 376.00
No. of lawyers: 1,264
Jurisdiction: UK
No. of offices: 4
No. of qualified lawyers (international): 54

Jobs

View all jobs from this firm