Patent in UK Law

  • American Cyanamid Company v Ethicon Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 10 Feb 1975
    ...... 1 This appeal arises out of a Petition by the Respondents for the revocation of the Appellants' Patent No. 934853 on the grounds that (1) the complete specification does not sufficiently or fairly describe the invention or the method by which it is to ......
  • Benmax v Austin Motor Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Ene 1955
    ...... any dispute arising out of the credibility of witnesses, but the sole question is whether the proper inference from those facts is that the patent in suit disclosed an inventive step, I do not hesitate to say that an Appellate Court should form an independent opinion, though it will naturally ......
  • Biogen Inc. v Medeva Plc
    • House of Lords
    • 31 Oct 1996
    ......In particular I am glad to adopt the proposed reconciliation of sections 14(5) and 72(1) of the Patents Act 1977, which eliminates a difficulty expressed by the Court of Appeal in Genentech Inc.'s Patent [1989] R.P.C. 147 . . . 6 There is ......
  • American Cyanamid Company v Ethicon Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 05 Feb 1974
    ......, on motion by the plaintiff, granted an interlocutory injunction restraining until trial the defendant from infringing the plaintiff's letters patent No. 1,045,518. The operation of the injunction is suspended pending the determination of this appeal against an undertaking by the defendant not to ......
  • Kirin-Amgen v Hoechst Marion Roussel Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Oct 2004
    ...... 1 Kirin-Amgen Inc ("Amgen"), a Californian pharmaceutical company, is the proprietor of a European patent (EP 0148605B2) relating to the production of erythropoietin ("EPO") by recombinant DNA technology. EPO is a hormone made in the kidney which ......
  • Aerotel Ltd v Telco Holdings Ltd; Macrossan's Patent Application (No.0314464.9)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Oct 2006
  • Pozzoli v BDMO
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 Jun 2007
    ...... SUPREME COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION (PATENTS COURT) The Hon Mr Justice Lewison HC05 C01824 Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL . Before . The Rt Hon ......
  • Atherton v British Insulated and Helsby Cables Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 11 Dic 1925
    ......It is "the big question in the case" as, in the course of the English proceedings, Russell, J. observed. The issue of subject matter in the patent of 1909, to which nearly all the energies of Counsel have been directed, is really decided against the patentees, if the view of the passage ......
  • Unilever Plc v Procter and Gamble Company
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 28 Oct 1999
    ...... COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION) ON APPEAL FROM THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE CHANCERY DIVISION PATENTS COURT (LADDIE J) Royal Courts of Justice Strand, London, WC2A 2LL . Before: . Lord Justice Simon Brown . Lord Justice Robert ......
  • Symbian Ltd v Comptroller General of Patents
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 08 Oct 2008
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