Patents: meaning of exclusive licence

The High Court has ruled on the meaning of exclusive licence in relation to the right of the licensee to bring an action under section 67(1) of the Patents Act 1977 (1977 Act) (section 67(1)).

09 February 2018

Implied license to use replacement cartridges?

Today, the Court of Appeal of The Hague has published a judgment which could have far-reaching consequences for manufacturers of original appliances which use consumables that can be bought on the aftermarket, such as ink cartridges.

21 June 2017