Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 377 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1729
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Lord Woolf CJ, Brooke and Chadwick LJJ

Representation The claimants did not appear and were not represented.
  Terence Mowschenson QC and Michael Malone (instructed by Denton Wilde Sapte) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 26 November 2002


Competition - Restriction on competition - Enforceability of restriction - Patentee transferring patent rights in invention of medical appliance to company - Investors entering investment agreement with company - Side letter signed by original patentee providing that original patentee would not compete with company in connection with invention - Enforceability of restriction on competition which was more stringent than patents legislation.

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