United Kingdom Patent Decisions 2017

Julia Powles, John Liddicoat

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Abstract

This report highlights the main UK patent decisions from 2017, including a major Supreme Court infringement case introducing a doctrine of equivalents, the first ruling on FRAND royalty rates and injunctions, compensation for employee inventors, legal priority, patentable subject matter, and a novel, unsuccessful attempt by the State to sue a pharmaceutical company whose invalid patents delayed the entry of generics.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)318-323
Number of pages6
JournalIIC International Review of Intellectual Property and Competition Law
Volume49
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018
Externally publishedYes

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