Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 483 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1162
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Aldous, Laws and Jonathan Parker LJJ

Representation David Kitchin QC and Piers Acland (instructed by Bird & Bird) for the claimant.
  Andrew Waugh QC and Justin Turner (instructed by Simmons & Simmons) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 31 July 2002

Catchwords

Patent - Revocation - Novelty - Priority date - Claimant's prior patent application containing method of preparation - Claimant alleging method of preparation invalidating novelty of defendant's patent - Whether evidence of results of method of preparation admissible in revocation proceedings - s 2(2), (3).

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