‘Selection’ patents invalid unless they make ‘plausible’ technical contribution, rules High Court – OUT-LAW.com

Posted December 8th, 2014 in medicines, news, patents by sally

‘Pharmaceutical companies stand to lose patent monopolies that cover a number of individual compounds within a broader chemical formula if they cannot show a plausible link between the compounds covered by the patent and a technical contribution to treatment claimed in the patent, the High Court has confirmed.’

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OUT-LAW.com, 4th December 2014

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