Singapore High Court has power to revoke patents

The Singapore High Court's decision on patents has now been reversed by the Court of Appeal, which has held that the High Court has the power to hear applications for patent revocation and to revoke patents.

31 January 2019

Pemetrexed: Italian Court reversed the first instance decision ordering a PI on the basis of Eli Lilly's patent

Diverging from the previous decision, the Court pointed out that the relevance of the file history to construe the scope of protection of a patent and then the infringement of equivalence has to be carefully and prudentially evaluated.

11 December 2018

Patenting for and by artificial intelligence

Katharine Stephens considers some of the questions surrounding patentability of artificial intelligence (AI) systems and their ‘inventions’.

10 December 2018

Equivalents Unchained

The Actavis v Eli Lilly decision of the UK Supreme Court has been described by some commentators as being a minor gloss on the law of patent infringement and claim scope.

07 December 2017

Deconstructing Actavis v Eli Lilly

The Supreme Court's decision in Actavis v Eli Lilly [2017] UKSC 48 has changed the way that the UK courts will determine the extent of protection of a patent's claim. Prior to this decision, since the House of Lords' decision in Catnic Components v Hill ...

13 October 2017