Actavis Group v ICOS Corporation [2019] UKSC 15

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By marcuscleaver and Marcus Cleaver. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
The use of Viagra as treatment for erectile dysfunction is well known but there are alternatives that exist which arguably work more effectively. In this episode we examine a patent relating to the dosage used for one such alternative, Cialis. However in order to achieve a patent there has to be an 'inventive step' taken and so the question in this case is whether simply working out the correct dosage is enough to qualify. We also consider the latest updates on progress towards the Unified Patent Court. Music from bensound.com

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