Author: The Hon Mr Justice Colin Birss, Andrew Waugh, Tom Mitcheson
Format: Paperback / softback
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Edition: 18 ed
Published: 15 Apr 2019
Terrell on the Law of Patents is the undisputed authority on the law of patents in the United Kingdom. Providing guidance from application to infringement since 1884 and regularly cited in court, Terrell is the essential reference for anyone seeking practical and clear guidance on patent law, practice and procedure. Main Features Includes the most significant case law from all levels of the UK Courts, the European Patent Office and the UK Intellectual Property Office Clarifies the principles of patent infringement as well as outlining statutory exceptions and other defences Covers supplementary protection certificates (SPCs), the conditions for granting SPCs and their effects Outlines the grounds for revocation as defined by the Patents Act 1977 Goes through the different types of invalidity including lack of novelty, obviousness, and insufficiency New to this Edition A new chapter on FRAND licensing Details the procedural requirements of the Unified Patent Court A chapter covering the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court and case management procedure Commentary on standard-essential patents Looks at the proposed reforms by the Law Commission concerning threats to bringing proceedings for patent infringement New commentary on plausibility with respect to inventive step, sufficiency and industrial applicability New content on infringement of second medical use patents This is the first ever supplement and updates the 18th edition to include the latest developments on: Second medical use claims and plausibility Disclosure in patent actions Partial and poisonous priority The new Shorter Trial Scheme in the Patents Court With updated case law including: Warner Lambert v Actavis  EWCA Civ 1006 Positec Power Tools (Europe) Ltd v Husqvarna AB  EWHC 1061 G1/15 (Enlarged Board of Appeal, EPO) Illumina Inc v Premaitha Health Plc  EWHC 1516
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