n Without Prejudice - Lundbeck decision sounds alarm for South African patentees : intellectual property

Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



The latest decision on the patent matter between pharmaceutical manufacturers Lundbeck and Cipla Medpro has again gone against Lundbeck. The case highlights the importance of amending the claims of a South African patent as soon as possible so they conform to the amended claims of a corresponding patent that has been examined in another jurisdiction or has been amended as a result of litigation.

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