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

http://www.twobirds.com/en/patenthub/shared/articles/2019/germany/bird-and-bird-secures-win-in-preliminary-injunction-patent-case-before-the-dusseldorf-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

German Federal Patent Court denies request for preliminary grant of a compulsory license – Where do we go from here?

http://www.twobirds.com/en/patenthub/shared/articles/2019/germany/german-federal-patent-court-denies-request-for-preliminary-grant-of-compulsory-license

Sanofi sought a compulsory licence for the distribution of its high cholesterol drug Praluent® but this was dismissed in preliminary proceedings (docket no: 3 LiQ 1/18).

07 February 2019

New Decision: Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf on Second Medical Use Patents

http://www.twobirds.com/en/patenthub/shared/articles/2019/germany/new-decision-higher-regional-court-dusseldorf-on-second-medical-use-patents

In 2017 the Higher Regional Court Düsseldorf first iterated new liability criteria with respect to Second Medical Use Patents (cf. decision Östrogenblocker of May 5, 2017, docket no. I-2 W 6/17).

14 January 2019