Offering detailed commentary on practice and procedure in the litigation of both domestic and European patents in the UK, Encyclopedia of United Kingdom and European Patent Law:
- Provides complete coverage of the key issues of substantive patent law including the construction of the patent specification and infringement, validity and amendment
- Examines the patentability of subject matter such as methods of medical treatment, computer software and business methods
- Includes an outline the relevant international conventions, in particular, the Patent Co-operation Treaty, European Patent Convention and Community Patent Convention
- Combines all the relevant UK primary and secondary legislation as well as relevant EU and international conventions and regulations.
Recent releases have included new chapters dedicated to the Supplementary Protection Certificates and to the UPC and Volume 2 includes the key provisions of the UPC Rules of Procedure. Forthcoming releases will include the revision of the text to cover the issues arising from the recent decision of the Supreme Court in Eli Lilly v Activis case and from the Fujifilm and Unwired Planet litigation as well as the recent changes in the law concerning groundless threats.
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