In a decision by the Svea Court of Appeal, a preliminary injunction granted by the Stockholm District Court against the company Niconovum AB, was lifted. The Court held that the patent of McNeil AB was probably not valid, despite a request by the patentee for reformulation of the patent claims during the proceedings. The Court of Appeal held that it was probable that the patent at issue lacked novelty.

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A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.


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