27 - 28 November, 2018 | London, UK

Dr Sven Bostyn Lic.Jur., LLM, PhD


Associate Professor of Biomedical Innovation Law
Law Center for Advanced studies in Biomedical Innovation Law


13:15 Plausibility – An Ancillary or Independent Patentability Requirement

This session will cover the following topics:
Sufficiency vs. Inventive Step
European Case Law examples
UK Supreme Court battles (Warner-Lambert vs. Actavis/Pregabalin)
Fairness and Practicality

11:30 Patenting Antibodies – Another Problematic Area?

Is there anything special about patenting antibodies?
Contested area of law – Pharmaceuticals moving away from chemical products and more towards biotech products
Previously, patents were granted generously, with broad scope – Since screening has improved, requirement to prove more defined antibodies to secure protection
How to overcome the issue of inventiveness?


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