England “clearly the most appropriate forum” for FRAND dispute: Carr J in Conversant v ZTE


Mr Justice Henry Carr has today rejected the Defendants’ jurisdiction challenge in a major telecoms licensing dispute, Conversant v ZTE [2018] EWHC 808 (Pat)

16 April 2018

Shenzhen court issues written judgment in Huawei v Samsung case


In January this year the Shenzhen Intermediate court held a live broadcast of its announcement of the judgment on two SEPs infringement cases filed by Huawei against Samsung. We reported the court’s expectation that the written decisions would follow a few ...

26 March 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

Actavis v Eli Lilly – Summary of Supreme Court Decision of 12 July 2017


The United Kingdom Supreme Court (UKSC) today handed down its judgment in the case of Actavis UK Limited and others v Eli Lilly and Company ([2017] UKSC 46) that has significantly changed the law of patent infringement in the UK.

12 July 2017