Latest updates

23 April

2019

Bulletins

SPCs based on third party marketing authorisations – an undeserved advantage or a legitimate interpretation of the SPC Regulation?

As a result of a recent High Court decision in the UK (2019 EWHC 388), the following question is being referred to the CJEU: “Does the SPC Regulation preclude the grant of an SPC to the proprietor of a basic patent in respect of a product which is the subject of a marketing authorisation held... right arrow

23 April

2019

Bulletins

No additional protection for new formulations of old active ingredients

In March 2017, the High Court in the UK requested a preliminary ruling from the CJEU on the interpretation of Article 3(d) of the SPC Regulation (EC/469/2009). In particular, the following question was referred:- “Is Article 3(d) of the SPC Regulation to be interpreted as permitting the grant of an SPC where the marketing authorisation... right arrow

23 April

2019

Bulletins

Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd t/a Mylan and Actavis Group PTC – Part II

The Test for Infringement of a Patent for Manufacturing for a Limited Use Background On 14th November 2018 the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) handed down its judgment in the case of Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd and Actavis Group PTC. The case concerned a drug called pregabalin, which is an analogue of gamma... right arrow

23 April

2019

Bulletins

Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd t/a Mylan and Actavis Group PTC – Part I

Construction, Abuse of Process and Insufficiency Background On 14th November 2018 the UK Supreme Court (UKSC) handed down its judgment in the case of Warner-Lambert Company LLC v Generics (UK) Ltd and Actavis Group PTC. The case concerned a drug called pregabalin, which is an analogue of gamma aminobutyric acid (GABA), a neurotransmitter. Pregabalin was... right arrow

12 April

2019

News

Boult Wade Tennant’s Brexit Toolkit

Following the latest developments with Brexit, and now that the no-deal Brexit deadline has moved to 31 October 2019, we have updated our Brexit Toolkit which can be found here. This toolkit provides pertinent information to all types of businesses, allowing effective preparation for Brexit when it occurs. right arrow

Events

March 2019

Attendees: Catherine Wolfe, Peter Vaughan

CITMA Spring Conference 2019, March,London

March 2019

Attendee: Emma Pitcher

2019 ABA-IPL Annual Meeting and 34th Intellectual Property Law Conference, April 10-12

March 2019

Attendee: Michael C. Maier

ECTA RETREAT-Trade Marks: Case Law of the EUIPO BoA and German Courts, 6 March 2019, Munich

March 2019

Attendee: Rohan Setna

CIPA Congress 2019, September, London

February 2019

Attendees: Rohan Setna, Howard Sands

MIP International Patent Forum 2019, March , London

January 2019

Attendees: Daniela Paull, Michael C. Maier

Marques, Spring team meeting, Amsterdam, 7-8th March.

January 2019

Attendee: Dr. Isabel Blanco

MOMAD, Fashion Fair, Madrid, 8-10 February.

INTA Annual Meeting , Boston, May 2019

January 2019

Attendees: Tony Pluckrose, Michael C. Maier

INTA, Europe Conference: Embracing Change, Paris

January 2019

Attendee: Nigel Tucker

Southern Manufacturing and Electronics trade show, Farnborough, February 5th 2019

January 2019

Attendee: Susi Fish

MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum, London, January 2019.

December 2018

Attendee: Joshua McFarlane

Queen Mary University of London Career Events, December 2018

November 2018

Attendee: Joanna Peak

Intellectual Property Case Law Seminar

November 2018

Attendee: Susi Fish

MIP International Women’s Leadership Forum

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boult.bites TM Autumn 2019

In this issue, we update you on important developments in the industry; a reversed Board of Appeal decision by the General Court; an important case for brand owners; and general updates TM team and firm updates.

boult.bites TM Summer 2019

In this edition we take a look at the EUIPO’s decision on the invalidity of a three-stripe mark by Adidas; G4S PLC’s successful opposition to an application by F & G Kites Limited; a useful reminder of the evidence required when defending a registration that has been challenged on the grounds of non-use; the 4th Latin American country that will be joining the Madrid Protocol; and a new rule introduced by the US Patent and Trademark Office.

boult.bites TM Spring 2019

Read about latest developments in the Trade Marks field, as well as what’s going on with the team here at Boult Wade Tennant

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