When Can Exclusive Licensees Initiate Patent Infringement Proceedings? Lessons for Global IP Licensing Transactions from Two Recent UK Cases
Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, 2019, Vol. 14, No. 1
3 Pages Posted: 9 Jul 2019
Date Written: January 4, 2019
Two recent decisions of the English High Court analysed the meaning of ‘exclusive licence’ in the Patents Act 1977, providing much needed clarity on when exclusive licensees may initiate infringement proceedings.
Keywords: patents, patent law, licensing, transactions, international, licensing, UK, case law, decisions, exclusive licence
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