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Paul England, DPhil

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Matthew Royle, Ph.D.

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Christoph de Coster, LL.M. (UC Davis)

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Authors

Paul England, DPhil

Senior professional support lawyer

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Matthew Royle, Ph.D.

Partner

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Christoph de Coster, LL.M. (UC Davis)

Partner

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7 November 2013

Going full circle: Bolar in Europe and the UPC

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Our experts Paul England, Matthew Royle, and Christoph de Coster examine the ‘regulatory review’ defence, better known as the ‘Bolar exemption’ (here referred to simply as ‘Bolar’). They also reviews other developments relating to Bolar in the United Kingdom and Germany, focusing on the amendment to the UK exemption regime and third-party supply. They also looks ahead at the likely impact of the Unified Patent Court (‘UPC’), which appears as if it will bring the interpretation of Bolar across the contracting Member States back full circle. Read the full article here.
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