Category EU case-law

Learning from Case Law: Non-profit organisations vs the Commission on refusal to grant access to four harmonised standards approved by CEN (Case T‑185/19 and appeal Case C-588/21 P)

Public.Resource.Org, Inc. and Right to Know CLG are both non-profit organisations whose main focus is to make the law freely accessible to all citizens.1 In 2018, they made a request to the European Commission Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship…

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Learning from Case Law: Mylan vs Gilead (case C-473/22) on potential Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) infringement

This post is an attempt to present some of the salient information from Case C-473/22 concerning Mylan vs Gilead on potential Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) infringement. The information provided below is by no means exhaustive. In order to develop a…

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Using the outcome of Case T-611/18 (Pharmaceutical Works Polpharma S.A vs the EMA) to better understand aspects of EU medicines legislation

Last updated: 21 December 2023 See updates at the end of the post. The parties involved in the case The parties involved in this case were Pharmaceutical Works Polpharma S.A versus the European Medicines Agency (Case T-611/18) supported by the…

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Learning from Case Law -Understanding the complexities associated with the affixing of proprietary trademarks to repackaged generic medicinal products, for parallel trade

Last updated: 14 September 2023 See updates at the end of the post. This post is an attempt to facilitate an understanding of some of the complexities associated with the affixing of proprietary trademarks to repackaged generic medicinal products, for…

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