UK – Generics (UK) (Mylan) v. Gedeon Richter

Posted: May 30th, 2014

Generics (UK) Ltd (Trading As Mylan) v. Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar RT, Patents Court (Chancery Division), High Court of Justice, London, UK, 22 May 2014, Case No. [2014] EWHC 1666 (Pat) Mr Justice Sales sitting in the Patents Court has held that Richter Gedeon Vegyeszeti Gyar RT’s (“Gedeon Richter”) EP (UK) Patent No. 1 448 […]


BE – Syral Belgium v. Roquette Frères – Access to expert’s report denied until ruling on patent validity

Posted: May 27th, 2014

Syral Belgium NV v. Roquette Frères SA, Ghent Court of Appeal, Belgium, 31 March 2014, Case nr. 2014/7349, with thanks to Philippe de Jong and Xanne Holvoet, Altius, for sending in the case as well as a summary in English Based on Article 19.2 of the Judicial Code, the Court of Appeal issued a preliminary […]


NL – Sanofi-Aventis v. Amylin

Posted: May 22nd, 2014

Sanofi-Aventis Deutschland GmbH v. Amylin Pharmaceuticals Inc, District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 21 May 2014, Case No. C/09/435136 / HA ZA 13-65 A further (third) amendment of a claim is unallowable in view of the late timing. Read the entire judgment (in Dutch) here.


UK – Phil & Ted’s Most Excellent Buggy Company v TFK

Posted: May 2nd, 2014

Phil & Ted's Most Excellent Buggy Company Ltd v (1) TFK Trends for Kids GmbH (2) Oliver Beger (3) Udo Beger, 16 April 2014, [2014] EWCA Civ 469, The Chancellor of the High Court, Sir Terence Etherton, Kitchen LJ and Sir Stanley BuntonThe Court of Appeal has dismissed TFK's appeal against a decision of HHJ […]


NL – Ferring v. Reprise Biopharmaceutics, Serenity and Allergan

Posted: April 30th, 2014

Ferring v. Reprise Biopharmaceutics LLC, Serenity Pharmaceuticals LLC and Allergan Inc and Ferring B.V. v. Allergan Inc and anonymus person, District Court The Hague, the Netherlands, 12 March 2014, Case Numbers HA ZA 11-2167 and HA ZA 11-2849 Action claiming entitlement to a patent. When ruling on entitlement to a patent the application as filed […]


UK – Hospira v. Genentech

Posted: April 23rd, 2014

Hospira UK Limited v Genentech Inc, Patents Court, 10 April 2014, [2014] EWHC 1094 (Pat), Birss J The Patents Court found two of Genentech’s patents for Herceptin (trastuzumab) invalid, and granted Hospira a declaration of non-infringement in respect of certain trastuzumab formulations.  One patent was for a dosage regimen and the other for a purified […]


DE – Eli Lilly v. Actavis

Posted: April 11th, 2014

Eli Lilly and Company v. Actavis Group PTC ehf, Actavis Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG and the general manager of its managing entity; Dusseldorf District Court, judgment dated 3 April 2014, docket no. 4b O 114/12, with thanks to Andreas von Falck, Daniel Brook and Stephan Neuhaus, Hogan Lovells, for sending in the judgment, as […]


FR – Biogaran v. Laboratoires Negma / Damages

Posted: April 11th, 2014

Biogaran v. Laboratoires Negma, Laboratoire Medidom, cour d’appel de Paris, 31 January 2014, Docket № 12/05485, with thanks to Marta Mendes Moreira, Sophie Place and Céline Ruste, Véron & Associés, for providing the judgmen as well as a translation thereof and a summary in English Claimant to pay €3,650,000 of damages for an interim injunction on […]


UK – Starsight v. Virgin

Posted: April 9th, 2014

Starsight Telecast Inc and United Video Properties Inc v Virgin Media Limited, Virgin Media Payments Limited and Tivo Inc, Patents Court, 26 March 2014, [2014] EWHC 828 (Pat), Arnold J The Opposition Division had held that the patent as granted contained added subject matter and upheld the patent in amended form, but that decision was […]


NL – Schnell v. Schilt Engineering / Appeal

Posted: March 26th, 2014

Schnell S.P.A. v. Schilt Engineering B.V.and Schilt Engineering Export B.v., Court of Appeal The Hague, the Netherlands, 4 March 2014, Case No. 200.116.236/01, with thanks to Martin Luten, Arnold+Siedsma, for sending in the case and a summary in English  the case concerns a judgement in appeal following the decision in first instance (which may be […]