EPLAW PATENT BLOG

UK – Generics (UK) Ltd. v. H Lundbeck

Posted: August 2nd, 2006

GENERICS (UK) LTD v. H LUNDBECK A/S, Court of Appeal, London, UK, 2 August 2006, Case No. [2006] EWCA Civ 1261, with thanks to Marc Döring and Rowan Freeland, Simmons & Simmons
The UK Court of Appeal has ruled that suppliers of active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) are not to be considered joint infringers

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UK – SmithKline Beecham v Apotex Europe Ltd

Posted: May 23rd, 2006

SmithKline Beecham plc and others v. Apotex Europe Ltd and others, Court of Appeal, London, UK, 23 May 2006, Case No. [2006] EWCA civ 658, with thanks to Marc Döring and Rowen Freeland, Simmons & Simmons
In patent infringement and revocation proceedings, SmithKline Beecham had been granted an interim injunction prohibiting Apotex Europe from dealing with the drug, paroxetine, in the UK. SmithKline Beecham had given a cross-undertaking to Apotex Europe (and its UK distributors).

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