EPLAW PATENT BLOG

HU – Preliminary injunction is not available if the scope of protection defined in the main claim is different from the one that can be derived based on the description

Posted: November 2nd, 2010

Hungary, Mertropolitan Court (first instance decision), 29 October 2010 The Metropolitan Court ruled in a first instance decision that a preliminary injunction is not available if the scope of protection defined in the main claim is different from the one that can be derived based on the description. The patentee is the owner of a […]

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FR – Institut Pasteur v. Chiron

Posted: March 4th, 2009

Institut Pasteur v. Chiron Healthcare c.s., appeal in infringement proceedings, Cour d'Appel, Paris, France, 4 March 2009, Docket No. 07/08437, with thanks to Pierre Véron, Véron & Associés Even a pioneer patent cannot be granted a general scope if its claims are drafted using restrictive words. A non-ambiguous claim with a narrow scope cannot be […]

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