369. Term of supplementary protection certificate.

369.     Term of supplementary protection certificate.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Human Medicines (Amendment etc) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/775; and the Supplementary Protection Certificates (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2020, SI 2020/1471, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

The supplementary protection certificate takes effect at the end of the lawful term of the basic patent1 for a period equal to the period which elapsed between the date on which the application for a basic patent was lodged and the date of the