Pharmacia Corporation & Ors v Merck & Co Inc & Anor, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, December 14, 2001,  EWCA Civ 1610, RPC 41, ENPR 10
1. The appellants G.D. Searle & Co, the Pharmacia Corporation and Pfizer Inc. are the proprietors of European Patent (UK) 0 679 157. I will refer to them as the patentees. They alleged that that patent had been infringed by Merck & Co Inc. and Merck Sharp & Dohme Limited by amongst other acts the manufacture and sale of a non-steriodal anti-infla...
Ranbaxy UK Ltd & Anor v Warner-Lambert Company, Court of Appeal - Patents Court, October 12, 2005,  EWHC 2142 (Patents), EWHC 2142 (Pat), FSR 14,(2006) 29(1) IPD 29005
1. This is the judgment in two actions brought by Ranbaxy (UK) Limited (`Ranbaxy') and an action by Arrow Generics Limited (`Arrow') respectively against Warner-Lambert Company, (`Warner-Lambert'). Warner-Lambert is the owner of European Patent (UK) 0247633 ('633) and of European Patent (UK) 0409281 ('281), which are concerned with atorvastatin, a
Generics (UK) Ltd & Ors v H Lundbeck A/S, Court of Appeal - Patents Court, May 04, 2007,  RPC 729, RPC 32, EWHC 1040 (Pat)
1. This is the trial of three claims for revocation of European Patent (UK) No 0,347,066 (``The Patent'') in the name of the defendant (``Lundbeck''). As a result of an earlier direction, the evidence in each claim stands as evidence in the others and the three claimants have provided a single set of expert reports. For practical purposes I can t...
Accommodating the interests of developing countries in the climate change regime: Lessons from the ozone layer regime
The problem of climate change has attracted international attention mainly because of its cross-border effects and the impossibility of solving the problem by a few nations. The delay in combating climate change is attributable to various factors including polarized interests among nations. On the other hand, the Montreal Protocol (ozone depletion) regime has managed to balance and reconcile the...
The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers (as respects regulations 1 to 16 and 18 to 22) conferred on him by sections 15(1) , (2) , (3)(a) , (4)(b) , (5)(a) and (b) , 43(2) and 82(3)(a) of, and paragraphs 3(1) , 6 , 8(1) , 11 , 14 , 15(1) and 16 of Schedule 3 to, the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974(1) (“the 1974 Act”) and for the pu...