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

A Full Quiver: Court of Appeal Upholds Arrow Declarations

The Court of Appeal has upheld two judgments, of Arnold J and Henry Carr J, refusing to strike out claims for Arrow declarations in Fujifilm v AbbVie [2017] EWCA Civ 1.

30 January 2017

Patents: threats before patent issued

The High Court has held that threats made in relation to a patent application were capable of justification, and that the trial of the threats issue should be delayed until after the patent had issued.

05 September 2016

IP & IT Law Bytes: Patents: construction of numerical range in patent claims

The Court of Appeal has allowed an appeal against a finding of non-infringement on the ground that the High Court had wrongly construed the numerical range in the claims of a patent.

04 August 2015

Expedited trials in English High Court Patent Cases – can you jump the queue?

Jae Park takes note of the busy period for the Patents Court in the UK and considers the possibilities of ‘jumping the queue’.