Generics (UK) Ltd v Daiichi Pharmaceutical Company Ltd (Costs)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtChancery Division
Neutral Citation[2008] EWHC 2958 (Ch)
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11 cases
  • Idenix Pharmaceuticals, Inc. v Gilead Sciences, Inc. and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 1 December 2014
    ...for Gilead relied on what Kitchin J (as he then was) said in Generics (UK) Ltd v Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co Ltd [2008] EWHC 2413 (Pat), [2009] RPC 4 at [152]: "… it must be understood that if relevant questions do arise as to how experiments were designed and how they came to be conduc......
  • H. Lundbeck A/S (Claimant/Part 20 Defendant) v (1) Norpharma Spa (2) Infosint S/A (Defendants/Part 20 Claimants) (3) Lundbeck Ltd and Others (Third, Fourth and Fifth Parties/ Part 20 Defendants)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 14 April 2011
    ...disclosure does not form part of the common general knowledge. In Generics (UK) v Daiichi Pharmaceutical [2008] EWHC 2413 (Pat); [2009] RPC 4 at [40] Kitchin J said: "I can readily accept that, faced with a disclosure which forms part of the state of the art, it may be obvious for the ......
  • Gareth Kevin Glass and Others v freyssinet Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Intellectual Property Enterprise Court
    • 21 October 2015
    ...11 Kitchin J summarised what constitutes common general knowledge in Generics UK Ltd v Pharmaceutical Co Ltd [2008] EWHC 2413 (Pat); [2009] R.P.C. 4: "[37] Thus the common general knowledge is the common knowledge in the field to which the invention relates. The notional skilled addre......
  • KCI Licensing Inc. and iothers v Smith & Nephew Plc and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division (Patents Court)
    • 23 June 2010
    ...to which the patented invention provides the solution. 109 In Generics (UK) Ltd v Daiichi Pharmaceutical Co Ltd [2008] EWHC 2413 (Pat), [2009] RPC 4, Kitchin J quoted passages from Pumfrey J's judgments in Novartis v Ivax and Glaxo Group's Patent [2004] RPC 43 and commented at [40]: “It see......
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