EPLAW PATENT BLOG

UK – Actavis v. ICOS

Posted: August 22nd, 2016

Actavis Group PTC EHF, Actavis UK Ltd, Actelion Pharmaceuticals Ltd, Actelion Pharmaceuticals UK Limited, Teva UK Limited, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited & Generics (UK) Limited (Trading as Mylan) v ICOS Corporation & Eli Lilly and Company. England and Wales Patents Court (Birss J), London, UK, 10 August 2016, Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWHC 1955 (Pat) […]

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NL – Novartis v. Alvogen and Focus Farma

Posted: July 12th, 2016

Novartis AG v. Alvogen IPCO S.a.r.l and Focus Farma, District Court The Hague, the Netherlands, 6 July 2016, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2016:7502 On 6 July 2016 the The Hague District Court rejected Novartis’ claim against Alvogen and Focus Farma based on infringement of its patent for patches containing rivastigmine, as it held the patent to be […]

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UK – Saertex v. Hexcel

Posted: May 17th, 2016

Saertex France SAS v Hexcel Reinforcements UK Limited (formerly Formax (UK) Limited, High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Intellectual Property and Enterprise Court (HHJ Hacon), London UK, 4 May 2016, Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWHC 966 (IPEC) This case concerned Saertex’s claim that its patent for a method of manufacturing fibre-based reinforcements was […]

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NL – Ajinomoto v. Global Bio-Chem

Posted: May 3rd, 2016

Ajinomoto Co. Inc. and Ajinomoto Eurolysine A.S. v. Global Bio-Chem Technology Group Company Limited et al., Court of Appeal the Hague, the Netherlands, 26 April 2016, Case No. 200-161.842/01 Ajinomoto appealed the judgment in which the District Court (in the counterclaim) invalidated Ajinomoto’s patent EP 1664318 relating to the the production of L-lysine and in […]

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NL – JP Russel v. Innovet

Posted: April 8th, 2016

JP Russel Science Ltd. v. Innovet Italia S.r.l., District Court of The Hague, the Netherlands, 30 March 2016, Case number 481573 / HA ZA 15-111 JP Russel develops and markets nutricial supplements and dietetics for medical use. One of the products sold by JP Russel on the Dutch market is PEAPURE, a product that includes […]

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UK – Actavis v Lilly – dextrose

Posted: March 3rd, 2016

(1) Actavis UK Limited (2) Actavis Group EHF (3) Actavis Group PTC EHF (4) Medis EHF (5) Actavis Deutschland GMBH & CO. KG (6) Medis Pharma GMBH (7) Medis Pharma France SAS (8) Actavis France SAS (9) Actavis Spain S.A. (10) Actavis Italy SPA A Socio Unico v Eli Lilly & Company, High Court of […]

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NO – TCO v. Vosstech

Posted: December 9th, 2015

TCO AS v. Vosstech AS, Bjørgum Mekaniske AS, Stig Ove Bjørgum, Gulating Court of Appeal, 15 May 2015, LG-2013-162132 The case concerned whether Vosstech AS’s VT-C barrier plug infringed TCO’s patent on barrier plugs (used to seal oil wells). The case also concerned violations of the Marketing Control Act with regard to unfair business practice […]

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