Region: Europe

Amgen’s UPC battles could bring consolation at the end of decade-long PCSK9 war

The company will be looking to make up for the terrible reversal of fortunes it has suffered in long-running spat with Sanofi and Regeneron

29 February 2024

Türkiye: How to navigate the patent litigation landscape

Featured in The Patent Litigation Review 2024

The Bolar exemption, which is outlined in the Law No 6769, is resulting in a significant number of court filings, seeking determination of non-infringement of pharma patents by licence applications for generic products. Due to this rule, generics companies are hoping to be able to launch their generic products as soon as their patents expire by obtaining a non-infringement declaration during the licensing period before the Turkish Ministry of Health.

29 February 2024

European Parliament adopts SEP regulation while UK takes different path

EU lawmakers vote overwhelmingly in favour of the controversial regulation

28 February 2024

Top blockchain patent filer nChain's licensing ambitions

Robert Alizon, chief IP officer at nChain, envisions a future where blockchain technology is standardised but nChain is not waiting to seek widespread adoption of its solution

27 February 2024

Trade secrets managers should take note: a UK law criminalising theft is now in play

The National Security Act 2023 gives an extra layer of protection to trade secrets against foreign espionage and moves prosecution to government control

27 February 2024

UPC appeal court overturns injunction in huge boost for bankrupt NanoString

First appellate PI decision comes as first instance judges largely opt to rule against preliminary sales bans

27 February 2024

Cisco sued at UPC by third NPE to use new court

Atlantic IP Services entity Lionra Technologies has extended its enforcement efforts to the pan-EU forum

26 February 2024

The European Commission’s SEPs proposal is an own goal. It should be rejected.

Saturday Opinion: It appears that the file is being pushed through parliament in record time and in defiance of a chorus of expert critics

24 February 2024

Fractus’ first IoT deal will hopefully drive further agreements, says SME’s licensing VP

IAM speaks exclusively to Jordi Ilario about the Catalan licensing business’s Vivint deal and ongoing projects

21 February 2024

Seven key takeaways from Nokia’s disputes with Oppo and Vivo

The recently settled battles offer several lessons for patent strategists

20 February 2024

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