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By Kerry Rees
The CJEU recently handed down its guidance in the case of Eli Lilly v Human Genome Science (HGS) which seeks to clarify the level of specificity required...
By Kerry Rees
Georgetown University owned a patent that protected both individual HPV proteins and combinations thereof.
By WP Thompson
The EPO announced that they would be removing the two-year time limit for filing divisional applications.
By WP Thompson
The patent prosecution highway (PPH) is a set of initiatives for providing accelerated patent prosecution procedures by sharing information between offices that have entered into an agreement under the PPH.
By WP Thompson
Generally, the European Patent Office does not allow claims to methods involving the use of human embryos for industrial or commercial purposes.
By WP Thompson
As outlined in the decision, it is the date of notification of a marketing authorisation granted by the European Commission that is the relevant date when calculating the term of an SPC.
By Kerry Rees
Sanofi obtained a first SPC, which covered the active ingredient ibersartan for treating primary hypertension.