Litigation Recent Decisions 12/11/96

Validity of a patent for gene cloning and DNA technology

Biogen v Medeva (1996)

Subject: Intellectual property

Summary: Determining the validity of inventions and patents in the fields of gene cloning and DNA technology.

Court: HL (Lords Goff, Browne-Wilkinson, Mustill, Slynn and Hoffmann) 31/10/96