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In brief: Court of Appeal considers a fair expectation of success in respect of obviousness (Hospira v Genentech)

Published on: 02 December 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • In brief: Court of Appeal considers a fair expectation of success in respect of obviousness (Hospira v Genentech)
  • Original news
  • What should IP & IT lawyers take note of?
  • What was this case about?
  • What did the court decide?
  • Fair expectation of success
  • The position of the skilled person

Article summary

IP & IT analysis: The Court of Appeal has rejected Genetech’s appeal against the revocation of its Swiss-form patent for the use of the antibody trastuzumab in combination with a taxane, for the treatment of HER2-positive breast cancer. Mark Daniels, partner at Browne Jacobson considers the case of Hospira UK Limited v Genentech Inc. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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