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Eli Lilly succeeds in overturning award of DNIs regarding UK, FR, IT and ES designations of its European patent
The Court of Appeal has delivered its long-awaited judgment in the Actavis v Eli Lillydispute, ruling that Actavis is not entitled to a declaration of noninfringement (DNI) of Eli Lilly’s European patent.
The General Court (Third Chamber) in Luxembourg has ruled that Lego’s mannequin shape CTM is valid. The good news for Lego follows the General Court’s 2008 decision that its registration for its brick shape was invalid.
Advocate General Wathelet’s Opinion, of 11 June 2015, indicates that Nestlé’s unbranded KitKat finger shape will not be registrable as a trademark in the UK.
‘Swiss’ form patent claims do not need subjective intent for infringement: Court of Appeal rules in Warner-Lambert v Actavis
The English Court of Appeal has issued considered, well-reasoned guidance on the construction of patent claims in ‘Swiss’ form. The decision is likely to have impact well beyond British shores.
A settlement agreement between Stretchline Intellectual Properties Ltd (Stretchline) and H&M Hennes & Mauritz UK Ltd (H&M) precluded H&M from challenging the validity of the patent concerned.
£27m award for delays to generic capsules launch is upheld.
Decision clears the way for the launch of ‘generic’ patches...
Some surprising observations as court finds a likelihood of confusion between the earlier mark SKY and the requested mark SKYPE.
Court of Justice of the European Union dismisses Spain’s challenge to the legality of the regulations establishing the unitary patent.
CoA also rejects invitations from the parties to refer various questions of law to Europe.
What protection does a Community Trade Mark confer? And how far does the own name defence extend? The Court of Appeal of England and Wales was split in a recent case.
A strong indication as to the direction of travel of future legislation.
Welcome clarity from the European Patent Office as to the scope of claim ‘examination’ in the course of post-grant amendment proceedings.
SPCs and combination products: basic patent on a sole ingredient cannot double as basic patent for combination
On 12 March 2015 the CJEU gave its ruling in Actavis v Boehringer Ingelheim, yet another reference from the UK courts regarding the interpretation of the SPC Regulation 469/2009.
The CJEU has handed down its decision on an appeal brought by MEGA Brands International regarding the refusal of its application for the Community trademark MAGNEXT.
Arnold J decides what relief Enterprise is entitled to for infringement of its Community Trade Mark.
Arnold J has delivered a solution to the issue of a patent with claims in the ‘Swiss form’ but this is unlikely to be the last word in the saga. Life sciences companies – watch this space.
Arnold J does battle again with the complexities of European Trade Mark law in a dispute about the trademark SUPREME for foodstuffs for rabbits and other small animals.
Parallel imports: when it is permissible to rebrand goods to the trademark used in the importing EU member state?
The Court of Appeal has returned its judgment in parallel imports case Speciality European Pharma v Doncaster Pharmaceuticals.
Arnold J refuses to strike out Warner-Lambert's claim: construction of Swiss form claims is an issue suitable for the Supreme Court
Arnold J has handed down a second decision in the dispute between Warner-Lambert and Actavis.