A niche blog dedicated to the issues that arise when supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) extend patents beyond their normal life -- and to the respective positions of patent owners, investors, competitors and consumers. The blog also addresses wider issues that may be of interest or use to those involved in the extension of patent rights. You can email The SPC Blog here

Thursday 14 August 2008

SPC legislation: past, present and future problems

In the recently-published issue of the Life Sciences Intellectual Property Review 2008 (LSIPR 2008), John Miles of Potter Clarkson LLP provides an overview of some resolved problems and also some unresolved issues regarding the interpretation of the SPC legislation.

Read the article here.
For the full contents of LSIPR 2008, click here.

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