Hungary

An eyebrow-raising CJEU ruling could be bad news for generics

Europe’s highest court has handed down a surprising decision concerning the consequences of an “unjustified” preliminary injunction issued in a pharma patent case

An eyebrow-raising CJEU ruling could be bad news for generics

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11 Apr 2019

Litigation and eligibility: Hungary

A patent owner may enforce its rights by filing a civil lawsuit or a request for preliminary injunction. Depending on the circumstances, patent rights may also be enforced in the event of a direct threat of infringement, that is before an infringing product is launched on the Hungarian market; however, court practice is quite strict in this regard. Criminal law penalties as well as customs measures in line with EU Regulation 608/2013 are also available. Read more

25 Sep 2018

Unified Patent Court: Constitutional Court decision allows Hungarian SMEs more time to prepare

On 29 June 2018 the Constitutional Court of Hungary published its decision on how to interpret the relevant rules of the Constitution regarding the ratification of the Agreement on a Unified Patent Court. Read more

2 Oct 2017

Litigation and eligibility: Hungary

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction? A patent owner may enforce its rights by filing a lawsuit or a request for preliminary injunction. Patent rights may also be enforced in the event of a… Read more

11 Apr 2016

Hungary

Q: What options are open to a patent owner seeking to enforce its rights in your jurisdiction?

A patent holder may enforce its rights by filing a lawsuit or a request for preliminary injunction. Patent rights may also be enforced in the event of…

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