Barcelona Court of Appeal confirms validity and infringement of Nescafé Dolce Gusto patents

On 8 February 2019 the Barcelona Court of Appeal confirmed the January 2018 Barcelona Commercial Court Number 5 decision which had declared European Patent 1.472.156 (Spanish Patent 2.260.626) (EP’156) and European Patent 1.808.382 (Spanish Patent 2.407.963) (EP’382) – both of which related to Nescafé Dolce Gusto capsules – to be valid and infringed by Fast…

Barcelona patent court finds oxycodone and naloxone patent invalid due to added matter

On 19 December 2018 Barcelona Commercial Court Number 4 dismissed a patent infringement action brought by Mundipharma against two generics of its oxycodone and naloxone medicinal product for the treatment of pain (Targin) and upheld the defendants’ counterclaim that the asserted patent was invalid. Facts Mundipharma holds European Patent EP2425825 (EP’825), entitled ‘Pharmaceutical preparation containing…

Spain Chapter / Trademark Review Yearbook 2019/2020

  – Patent, Trademark, Copyright & Design litigation – Advice on licence agreements •Anti-counterfeiting actions – Domain name disputes – Unfair competition Authors Sonia Santos and Jesús Arribas   Download   This article first appeared in World Trademark Review Yearbook 2019/2020, a supplement to World Trademark Review, published by Globe Business Media Group – IP Division. To view the…

Two new partners at Grau & Angulo

Grau & Angulo is pleased to welcome two new partners, Ignacio Marqués and Carlota Viola, who have been promoted as of January 2018. Both lawyers hold crucial roles in the firm’s development. Ignacio works in matters relating to patents, trademarks, design, copyright, unfair competition and advertising where he has a wealth of experience both as…

Breakfast meeting on 24 November 2017 at the Club Financiero Génova

Grau & Angulo hosted a breakfast meeting on 24 November 2017 at the Club Financiero Génova in Madrid on Insights into Intellectual Property Enforcement in China INSIGHTS INTO INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ENFORCEMENT IN CHINA CLAVES SOBRE DEFENSA DE PROPIEDAD INDUSTRIAL EN CHINA Breakfast Meeting – Desayuno Informativo Madrid, 24th November 2017 09:45h. AM The flourishing manufacturing ecosystem…

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Barcelona courts lift preliminary injunctions previously granted ex parte in oxycodone/naloxone case

Through two decisions issued on July 18 and 19 2017, Barcelona Commercial Court Number 4 and Barcelona Commercial Court Number 1, respectively, lifted the preliminary injunctions that they had previously granted ex parte at the request of Mundipharma in relation to the imminent market launch of two oxycodone/naloxone generic medicinal products. Facts Mundipharma is the holder of…