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UK Court of Appeal applies Actavis in ice rink patent case

Sanjana Kapila, London

Reiterating the new “markedly different” approach to questions of infringement, Lord Justice Kitchin in a recent case found that Ice-World's patent was invalid but Icescape’s temporary ice-rink would have infringed as an immaterial variant

The UK Court of Appeal has applied the Supreme Court decision Actavis v Lilly in a decision involving Icescape and Ice-World, in a decision issued on October 10.

The Court considered whether a patent owned by Ice-World for a mobile...

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