German court makes SPC decision of ‘fundamental importance’


The German Federal Patent Court has set aside a decision by the German Patent and Trade Mark Office (DPMA) to reject a supplementary protection certificate (SPC) that GSK Biologicals had applied for, in a decision of “fundamental importance”.

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