|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 207 (Jun)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 1487 (Pat)|
|Court:||Chancery Division, Patents Court|
|Representation||Michael Tappin QC and Henry Ward (instructed by Olswang LLP) for the claimants.|
|Simon Thorley QC and Andrew Lykiardopoulos (instructed by Bristows) for the defendants.|
|Judgment Dates:||23 June 2010|
Patent - Infringement - Proceedings for infringement - Priority - Patents concerning apparatus for use in negative pressure wound therapy - Inventor assigning rights of invention to claimants - Claimants claiming right to priority and infringement of patents - Defendants seeking revocation of patents on grounds of lack of inventive step over items of prior art and obviousness - Whether claimants entitled to priority - Whether patents anticipated by prior art - Whether patents obvious - Whether defendant infringing claim by sale of pumps and canisters - , .