365. Supplementary protection for medicinal and plant protection products.

(3)     Supplementary Protection Certificates

365.     Supplementary protection for medicinal and plant protection products.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Intellectual Property (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1050; and the Supplementary Protection Certificates (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1471, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

Supplementary protection certificates may be issued in respect of medicinal products1 and plant protection products2 for the purpose of extending the period of patent protection for those products3. Any product protected by a patent in