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Ciba Vision and Novartis v Johnson & Johnson [2010] EWCA Civ 1039

Case Summary  |  Judgment  |  29 November 2010

 

A patent action concerning the billion dollar industry in extended wear contact lenses. Ciba contended it had made the essential break through which enabled the success of the 28 day lens but J&J said the patent taught virtually nothing and left the researcher with a puzzle.