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Length:
30 minutes of audio
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Course Aims:

This podcast aims to cover the current issues in European pharmaceutical and biotechnology litigation by looking at the current divergences in case law in European patent litigation, recent cases in this area, developments at the European Patent Office and current controversies with supplementary protection certificates.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Know that differences can currently be seen between the national jurisdictions;
  • Understand what we can learn from recent cases in this area;
  • Know the latest developments at the European Patent Office;
  • Appreciate the current controversies with supplementary protection certificates.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Sources and References:
  • Eli Lilly & Company v Human Genome Sciences (2010) EWCA Civ 33;
  • Lundbeck v Generics (Escitalopram) [2009] UKHL 12;
  • Eli Lilly v Dr Reddy Laboratories (UK) Ltd [2009] EWCA Civ 1362.
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In this CPDcast Trevor Cook, a partner from Bird & Bird, discusses the current issues in European pharmaceutical and biotechnology patent litigation.

podcast added 16/07/2010

Podcast last reviewed: 2012-07-23

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