An obvious observation about obviousness – ICLR Blog

Posted October 11th, 2012 in appeals, news, patents by sally

“The law of patents is not always patently clear, but one point is obvious. The question of obviousness is not one that admits of endless elaboration. It is, in fact, obvious.

In a judgment handed down yesterday, MedImmune Ltd v Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd [2012] EWCA Civ 1234, the Court of Appeal, dismissing appeals from Arnold J [2011] EWHC 1669 (Pat) and [2012] EWHC 181 (Pat) made a number of observations on the matter.”

Full story

ICLR Blog, 11th October 2012