UK – Everseal v Document Management Solutions

Posted: April 22nd, 2015

Everseal Stationery Products Ltd v Document Management Solutions Ltd and others, Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, 1 April 2015, [2015] EWHC 842 (IPEC), HHJ Hacon The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) has found a patent for a “mailer” (a business form, letter etc which, after completion, is folded and then sealed around the edges) to be […]


UK – Idenix v. Gilead

Posted: January 5th, 2015

Idenix Phamaceuticals, Inc v Gilead Sciences, Inc and Gilead Sciences Ltd and Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique and Universita Degli Studi de Cagliari and L’Universite Montpellier II, Patents Court, Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWHC 3916 (Pat) The UK Patents Court has held, in a judgment handed down on 1 December 2014, that European Patent […]


UK – Teva v Leo Pharma

Posted: October 15th, 2014

Teva UK Ltd and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd v LEO Pharma A/S and LEO Laboratories Ltd (Third Party), Patents Court, 6 October 2014, [2014] EWHC 3096 (Pat), Birss J The Patents Court held two Leo Pharma patents concerning a treatment for psoriasis invalid on the ground of obviousness.  The case is of interest not only […]


UK – Teva v. AstraZeneca

Posted: September 24th, 2014

Teva UK Limited and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited v AstraZeneca AB UK, Patents Court, Neutral Citation Number: [2014] EWHC 2873 (Pat) The UK Patents Court has held, in a judgment handed down on 9 September 2014, that European Patent (UK) No. 1 085 877, which concerned a treatment for asthma, was invalid on the ground […]


UK – William Mark v. Gift House International

Posted: September 5th, 2014

William Mark Corporation and China Industries Limited v Gift House International Limited, Intellectual Property Enterprise Court, HH Judge Hacon, London, UK, 22 August 2014, Case No. [2014] EWHC 2845 (IPEC) In a judgment of the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) handed down on 22 August 2014, the two patents in suit – UK patent no. GB 2482275 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


UK – Jarden v. SEB

Posted: March 7th, 2014

Jarden Consumer Solutions (Europe) Ltd v SEB SA and Groupe SEB UK Ltd, Patents Court, 28 February 2014, [2014] EWHC 445 (Pat), Arnold J This case concerned the validity of SEB’s European Patent (UK) No. 2 085 003 entitled “Fryer with automatic fat coating” and whether it was infringed by Jarden’s import and sale of […]