||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 99 (Jun)
|| EWHC 1602 (Pat)
||Chancery Division, Patents Court
Judge Birss QC sitting as a judge of the High Court
||James Mellor QC and Charlotte May (instructed by Bristows) for the claimant.
||Piers Acland QC and Geoffrey Pritchard (instructed by Bird & Bird) for the defendant.
||13 June 2012
Patent - Petition for revocation - Obviousness - Defendant company holding patent - Claimant company seeking revocation of patent on grounds of obviousness from prior art - Defendant seeking amendment of patent - Identity of skilled person - Scope of common general knowledge - Whether amendments rendering patent valid.
Patent Petition for revocation. The Chancery Division, Patents Court, allowed amendments to a patent concerning photostable methods of making a wound dressing using silver as an antimicrobial agent and found the amended patent was valid.
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