NL – AstraZeneca v. Sandoz / FASLODEX

Posted: August 1st, 2016

Astrazeneca AB v. Sandoz B.V., PI judge of the District Court of The Hague, 27 July 2016, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2016:8700 There is too much doubt that Claim 1 of the Patent in suit will be declared invalid in proceedings on the merits due to lack of inventive step. The requested preliminary injunction therefore will be […]


NL – Basic Holdings v. Ruby Decor

Posted: June 21st, 2016

* Now including an English translation of the judgment * Basic Holdings ULC v. Ruby Decor B.V., Aparto B.V., District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 4 May 2016, ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2016:4657, with thanks to Alexander Tsoutsanis, DLA Piper (NL) for sending in the English translation Basic Holdings, part of the Glen Dimplex Group, is proprietor of EP […]


NL – B. Braun v. Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy

Posted: June 17th, 2016

B. Braun Melsungen AG v. Becton Dickinson B.V. and Becton Dickinson Infusion Therapy B.V., District Court The Hague (PI proceedings), the Netherlands, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2016:6803 The Dutch PI judge ruled that B. Braun had lost its urgent interest needed for obtaining a preliminary injunction after it awaited the outcome of (appeal in) opposition proceedings before […]


NL – LEO Pharma v. Sandoz

Posted: May 23rd, 2016

LEO Pharma v. Sandoz, District Court The Hague (PI Proceedings), the Netherlands, 11 May 2016,  ECLI:NLRBDHA:2016:5093 LEO Pharma is the proprietor of EP 2 455 083 B1 for a “Pharmaceutical composition for dermal use comprising calcipotriol and betamethasone”, which claims (in claim 1, a combination preparation consisting of calcipotriol, betamethasone and a solvent, used for […]


NL – Novartis v. Teva

Posted: April 7th, 2016

Novartis AG v. Teva B.V. et al. PI Judge District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 30 March 2016, C/09/500844 / KG ZA 15-1829 Preliminary injunction proceedings re SPC. A pediatric extension is also available for medicines that earlier recieved an orphan drug status. Teva infringes. A copy of the decision (in Dutch) is available here.