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Peer International Corporation and Southern Music Publishing Co Inc and Peermusic (UK) Ltd v Editoria Musical De Cuba [2007] EWCA Civ 130823 November 2007The first instance trial concerned the entitlement to the UK copyright in 14 songs written by Cuban composers. The trial Judge, Lindsay J, found in favour of the defendants, Editoria Musical De Cuba, but at the costs hearing he did not make an order as to costs in favour of the defendants on the aspects […]
Peer International Corporation and Southern Music Publishing Co Inc and Peermusic (UK) Ltd v Editoria Musical De Cuba [2007] EWCA Civ 130823 November 2007The first instance trial concerned the entitlement to the UK copyright in 14 songs written by Cuban composers. The trial Judge, Lindsay J, found in favour of the defendants, Editoria Musical De Cuba, but at the costs hearing he did not make an order as to costs in favour of the defendants on the aspects […]
Aloys Wobben -v- Vestas-Celtic Wind Technology Limited [2007] EWHC 2636 (Pat)14 November 2007This patent trial involved three separate patents, all of which were concerned with the control systems of wind energy systems i.e. wind turbines and the interaction between such turbines and the electrical grids to which they are connected. The requirements of the network operator in relation to the behaviour of various types of generation under […]
Aloys Wobben v Vestas-Celtic Wind Technology Limited [2007] EWHC 2636 (Pat)14 November 2007This patent trial involved three separate patents, all of which were concerned with the control systems of wind energy systems i.e. wind turbines and the interaction between such turbines and the electrical grids to which they are connected. The requirements of the network operator in relation to the behaviour of various types of generation under […]
Yeda -v- ImClone/Rorer [2007] UKHL 4324 October 2007Members of Chambers acted in an appeal in the House of Lords in July 2007 in the matter of Yeda -v- ImClone/Rorer. The case concerns the anti-cancer threrapy Erbitux® and the approach to time limits in patent entitlement cases under s.37(5) of the Act and the CPC. Peter Prescott QC, Daniel Alexander QC and Andrew […]
Yeda v ImClone/Rorer [2007] UKHL 4324 October 2007Members of Chambers acted in an appeal in the House of Lords in July 2007 in the matter of Yeda -v- ImClone/Rorer. The case concerns the anti-cancer threrapy Erbitux® and the approach to time limits in patent entitlement cases under s.37(5) of the Act and the CPC. Peter Prescott QC, Daniel Alexander QC and Andrew […]
Monsanto Technology LLC v Cargill International SA [2007] EWHC 2257 (Pat)10 October 2007A patent action in which Monsanto claimed infringement of a patent covering DNA sequences related to its RoundUp Ready® technology, which involves the genetic modification of a plant to express an enzyme that confers resistance to the herbicide glyphosate (RoundUp®). Cargill imported soymeal from Argentina made from RoundUp Ready soy beans. It raised defences of […]
Monsanto Technology LLC v Cargill International SA [2007] EWHC 2257 (Pat)10 October 2007A patent action in which Monsanto claimed infringement of a patent covering DNA sequences related to its RoundUp Ready® technology, which involves the genetic modification of a plant to express an enzyme that confers resistance to the herbicide glyphosate (RoundUp®). Cargill imported soymeal from Argentina made from RoundUp Ready soy beans. It raised defences of […]
Univ. of Queensland v Siemens Magnet Technology Ltd [2007] EWHC 2258 (Pat)10 October 2007This patent trial, heard by Pumfrey J in late July 2007, concerned superconducting magnets for use in magnetic resonance imaging scanners. The University of Queensland, represented by Peter Prescott QC and Henry Ward, alleged that Siemens’ MRI magnets infringed its patent. Siemens, represented by Michael Tappin (led by Christopher Floyd QC) denied infringement and alleged […]
Univ. of Queensland v Siemens Magnet Technology Ltd [2007] EWHC 2258 (Pat)10 October 2007This patent trial, heard by Pumfrey J in late July 2007, concerned superconducting magnets for use in magnetic resonance imaging scanners. The University of Queensland, represented by Peter Prescott QC and Henry Ward, alleged that Siemens’ MRI magnets infringed its patent. Siemens, represented by Michael Tappin (led by Christopher Floyd QC) denied infringement and alleged […]