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Patent law can sometimes seem slow-moving, but the Supreme Courts in both the UK and USA have heard three major patent cases in the last 12 months, and the UK Supreme Court is likely to have to consider the question of global cross-party licensing of electronics patents in the next 12. Meanwhile, the Beijing High Court has also ruled in its first appeal on a FRAND licensing dispute.

These developments will have an ongoing effect on technology owners and users across an increasing range of industries.

Perfect for lunchtime learning, this virtual classroom session combines the convenience of a webinar with the interactive benefits of a seminar.

What You Will Learn

This virtual classroom session will cover the following:

  • UK developments:
    • Kason v Process - a cautionary tale on acquiring IP from an insolvent company
    • Has Actavis v Lilly introduced a doctrine of equivalents into UK patent law?
    • Generics UK asks if plausibility of an invention is sufficient for patentability?
    • FRAND injunctions and global licences - the world after Unwired Planet v Huawei
    • UK Jurisdiction over foreign patents
    • Latest prognosis for the UPC - and the UK's part in it
  • Key US decisions:
    • International exhaustion of patent rights
    • Infringement by export of a component
  • The EPO’s CRISPR revocation
  • Japanese and Chinese patent development in 2018

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 08.07.2019

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Patent Law Update

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