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UPC scenario 2: a blockbuster drug patent with an SPC

Managing Intellectual Property


In our second discussion of a hypothetical UPC scenario, Duncan Ribbons and Rebecca Lawrence address some of the complications that arise with SPCs, licences, opt outs and injunctions

The Unified Patent Court (UPC) promises to herald a new dawn for patent litigation in Europe. Pan-European injunctions and central revocation will become normal, whereas under the current system injunctions and revocations must be obtained on a country-by-country basis. However,...


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