High Court considers requirements for an exclusive patent licence (Neurim v Mylan)


In the LexisNexis case analysis, Senior IP Associate, Will Smith, talks about the decision in the following matter: Neurim Pharmaceuticals (1991) Ltd & Anor v Generics UK Ltd (t\a MYLAN) [2020] EWHC 3270 (Pat). This case concerned the licensing of patented ...

22 December 2020

Legal Alert: Changes in the Polish Industrial Law concerning patents


A summary of the recent changes to the Polish Industrial Law concerning patents (enacted in October 2019, entering into force on 27 February 2020).

30 January 2020

Licensing Markets


When a defendant loses a patent trial, when would they decide that submitting to an injunction is better than taking a license? Tristan Sherliker reports on this in the September Issue of The Licensing Journal by Wolters Kluwer

13 November 2019

Bird & Bird secures win in preliminary injunction patent case before the Düsseldorf Courts


On September 26, 2019, the Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf confirmed on appeal that Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (“Teva”) – one of Bird & Bird’s key clients – is entitled to a preliminary injunction against Mylan dura GmbH (“Mylan”) in Germany. ...

30 September 2019

Patents: meaning of enablement in anticipation by prior art


The Patents Court has considered enablement in relation to anticipation of a claimed monoclonal antibody invention by prior art, and held the patent was invalid for lack of novelty; it was also obvious for lack of technical contribution, and insufficient for ...

04 September 2019