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Novartis fails to secure ‘smart’ TM for contact lenses

EU12-03-2019

Switzerland-based Novartis today, March 12, failed to convince the EU General Court that its ‘Smartsurface’ trademark should be registered for contact lenses.

Activist group opposes lettuce patent

EU07-03-2019

Activist group No Patents on Seeds has filed an opposition against a patent on lettuce, owned by Dutch food supplier Rijk Zwaan Zaadteelt.

EU court rejects appeal over ex-Allergan TM

EU06-03-2019

The EU General Court today, March 6, rejected an appeal against an European Union Intellectual Property Office decision to reject the registration of a mark formerly owned by Allergan.

CMA accuses hydrocortisone suppliers of anti-competitive behaviour

UK04-03-2019

The UK Competition and Markets Authority has provisionally found that pharmaceutical companies Auden Mckenzie and Waymade engaged in anti-competitive behaviour relating to hydrocortisone tablets.

UK court overturns Genentech patent, cites Brexit in CJEU referral

UK01-03-2019

The patents division of the English High Court has found that a patent owned by Genentech is invalid and denied the biotechnology company’s application for a supplementary protection certificate.

Cambridge University secures partial TM victory

UK25-02-2019

Cambridge University has secured a partial trademark victory against Cambridge NeuroTech, a neuroscience biotech company, before the UK Intellectual Property Office.

CPVO issues guidance on plant rights in no-deal Brexit

EU, UK20-02-2019

The EU’s Community Plants Variety Office has issued an information notice advising that owners of EU Community plant variety rights issued after January 29, 2019 will need to re-apply for equivalent UK rights in the event of a no-deal Brexit.

SPC waiver stockpiling provision attracts criticism

EU19-02-2019

While the final text of the European Council’s agreement on a supplementary protection certificate manufacturing waiver has yet to be released, the reported stockpiling provision has attracted criticism.

CJEU backs Warner-Lambert in marketing authorisation dispute

Netherlands18-02-2019

The Court of Justice of the European Union has issued a judgment in favour of Warner-Lambert amid a dispute between the American pharmaceutical company and an administrative body in the Netherlands.

EU court rejects Bayer’s heart-related TM

EU14-02-2019

Bayer suffered defeat at the hands of the EU General Court today, with the rejection of its attempt to register what the court deemed to be heart-related trademark.

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