Category Supplementary Protection Certificate

European Commission initiative on compulsory licensing of patented inventions and Supplementary Protection Certificates

Last updated: 18 March 2024 See updates at the end of the post. The Commission has today proposed new rules to help companies, especially small and medium-sized companies (SMEs), make the most of their inventions, leverage new technologies and contribute…

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EU Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) manufacturing waiver put to the test in a Munich regional court (Janssen Biotech vs Formycon)

This post concerns a recent court case in which an EU Supplementary Protection Certificate manufacturing waiver was put to the test in a Munich court. About Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) manufacturing waivers With the entry into force of Regulation (EU) 2019/933 on…

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Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) manufacturing waiver becomes operational in the EU

Last updated: 23 January 2024 See updates at the end of the post. On 1 July 2022, the transitional period for the application of the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) manufacturing waiver ended. The SPC manufacturing waiver became operational from 2…

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