O2017_019 / 21.12.2017

 

Case ID O2017_019
Type Main proc.
Date 2017-12-21
Judges (Law) BRÄNDLE, Dieter
Judges (Tech.) VON BALLMOOS, Prisca
DUX, Roland
Judge-rapporteur DUX, Roland
Court Clerk ANDERHALDEN, Susanne
Headnote n/a
Status period for appeal not expired
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Plaintiff Actavis Switzerland AG

Success* on the merits: no

Lawyer

FRÜH, Alfred
MONDINI, Andrea

of the firm(s):

compensation claimed:
awarded compensation:

Patent attorney(s)

WELCH, Andreas

of the firm(s):

costs claimed:
awarded costs:

Defendant Eli Lilly (Suisse) SA
Eli Lilly and Company

Success* on the merits: yes

Lawyer

STAUBER, Demian
HILTI, Christian

of the firm(s):

compensation claimed:
awarded compensation: CHF 70,000.00

Patent attorney(s)

CARREIRA, Andrea

of the firm(s):

costs claimed:
awarded costs:

Patent(s) EP 1 313 508 B1
Value in dispute CHF 1,000,000.00
Court fee CHF 60,000.00
Legal provisions
Language D
Blog post It Ain’t Over ’til It’s Over
FPC Bibliography
Keyword(s)1 Pemetrexed: Abweisung der Feststellungsklage auf Nichtverletzung (Rückweisung O2015_004)
Subject(s)2 Territorial jurisdiction, international;
Action for a declaratory judgment;
Equivalence;
Topic(s)3 Feststellung der Nichtverletzung; Rückweisung O2015_004
IPC A: Human necessities (incl. pharmaceuticals)

Explanatory notes:

* Life is complicated, and so is litigation. But statistics call for simplification, and so we only differentiate between what at the face of it and from a purely legal point of view may be considered a victory, defeat or tie.
1 Keywords as provided in the database of the FPC; official translation into English language.
2 Subject(s) as provided in the database of the FPC, in the language of the proceedings only.
3 Topic(s) as provided on the cover sheet of the decision itself, in the language of the proceedings only.