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Hospira UK Ltd -v-Cubist Pharmaceuticals LLC [2016] EWHC 1285 (PAT)

Case Summary  |  Judgment  |  10 June 2016

 

Richard Meade QC and Isabel Jamal represented Hospira against Cubist Pharmaceuticals in this three-patent validity trial. Hospira successfully invalidated all three patents on the basis of obviousness over various pieces of prior art. The patents concerned dosing regimens and methods of purification of a drug called daptomycin, which is used to treat gram positive infections including MRSA. Richard and Isabel were instructed by Taylor Wessing LLP.