This week’s edition of IP weekly highlights includes news of: the Court of Justice dismissing Nestle’s appeal in the long-running ‘KitKat’ case; the Advocate General’s opinion on a headline-grabbing copyright case concerning the taste of cheese (Levola Hengelo); and the Court of Justice’s decision on SPC protection for a combination product (Teva v Gilead).
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