Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 491 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1096
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Aldous, Hale and Latham LJJ

Representation Antony Watson QC, Andrew Waugh QC and Colin Birss (instructed by Taylor Joynson Garrett) for the claimants.
  David Kitchin QC, Richard Meade and Lindsay Lane (instructed by Bird & Bird) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002


Patent - Infringement - Validity of patent - Sufficiency - Patents relating to protein erythropoietin - Claims defining product in terms of process of manufacture - Construction of patent - Whether patent valid - Whether patent infringed - s 72(1)(c).

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