Interpreting the concept of equivalence


Elena Rossetti

Rulings of the Italian Supreme Court on patentability of intermediate products and infringement by equivalence in the chemical field are infrequent. These two topics were brought under the spotlight in a decision by the court on December 2, 2016 in Industriale Chimica v Bayer Pharma.

Italian Supreme Court, equivalence, European patent, Interpreting, Elena Rossetti, Bugnion,