Rampiril, Supreme Court of Hungary (Legfelsöbb Bíróság), 17 September 2010

Kluwer Patent Blog
July 30, 2011

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Hungarian Supreme Court’s decision on conditions for granting supplementary protection certificates (SPC) under the transitional provisions of the Accession Treaty. The Supreme Court held that the first marketing authorization for the pharmaceutical product granted in any EU Member State (including the entire territory of the EU as enlarged due to the 2004 accessions, not restricted to Hungary) before 1 January 2000 excludes the grant of SPC.

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