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Jurisprudence

You will find here a selection of decisions of the French Courts, of the European patent Office (EPO) and of the European Union Intellectual property Office(EUIPO). Various teams of CASALONGA were involved in some of the cases handled. Other cases are quoted here in view of their particular importance.

EPO - TEVA PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES v/ LES LABORATOIRES SERVIER

2008-10-28


The company Les Laboratoires Servier, owner of a European patent on hydrates of arginine salts of perindopril and their therapeutic use, was represented by Gerard DOSSMANN and Murielle ROBERT LE MEUR, European Patent Attorneys.

The decision of the Opposition Division is entirely favourable to Laboratoires Servier and rejects the opposition engaged by Teva Pharmaceutical for insufficiency of description and lack of inventive step.

The company Teva Pharmaceutical Industries engaged an opposition against EP patent 1,354,873 owned by Laboratoires Servier on the basis of insufficiency of description and (...)