TITLE

Patent leathering

AUTHOR(S)
Jones, Stephen
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;1/17/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 2, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on two cases related to patents in Great Britain. The leading opinion in each case was given by the redoubtable Lord Hoffmann, for many years our most senior judge, with vast experience in the patent field and the judge responsible for the Biogen decision. Lord Hoffmann is a fiendishly clever lawyer. His opinions in these cases were eagerly awaited by patent lawyers throughout the country and beyond. The first case was Sabaf v Meneghetti. which was about a patent for burners in gas hobs. The burners need to be of very low height so that they could fit in hobs above work surfaces, which have to be as flat as possible.
ACCESSION #
15824754

 

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