The return of the doctrine of equivalents

09-10-2017

Geoff Hussey and Varuni Paranavitane

The return of the doctrine of equivalents

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In a very significant decision, the UK Supreme Court has changed the test for patent infringement, reintroducing a doctrine of equivalents across much of Europe. Geoff Hussey and Varuni Paranavitane of AA Thornton report.


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