|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 193 (Oct)|
|Neutral Citation:|| EWHC 2840 (Pat)|
|Court:||Chancery Division, Patents Court|
|Representation||Mark Hoskins QC and Kelyn Bacon (instructed by Bristows) for the claimant.|
|Charlotte May (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Comptroller-General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.|
|Judgment Dates:||19 October 2012|
Patent - Application - Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) - Claimant company seeking SPC - Defendant granting SPC by reference to Swiss marketing authorisation - Claimant appealing on basis SPC should be granted on basis of European marketing authorisation - Parties seeking reference of issues to Court of Justice for European Union - Whether issues should be referred - Council Directive (EC) 2001/83 - Regulation (EC) 726/2004 - Regulation (EC) 469/2009, art 2, 13(1).