|Henry Carr: a portrait in search of a caption?|
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that SMEs look something like this ...
Around the weblogs 2. Over on The SPC Blog you'll find a report by Jan Pot and Mark van Gardingen (Brinkhof) on some pretty powerful litigation before the District Court, The Hague, on a patent for a proposed zinc salt of rosuvastatin (right): was it a "pharmaceutically acceptable salt" as claimed in the basic patent, which had now been extended into SPC-Land? (Note: this case affects an SPC but it's really a patent case: you can check it out here). Remaining in the zone of patent law, PatLit carries a guest blog from the Wragge Lawrence Graham duo of Paul Inman and Andrew Maggs on inventive step and the role of the "obvious to try" test in Teva v Leo [Merpel posted on this very case yesterday, so now you have two commentaries to consider]. On Class 46, guest Kat Mark picks up a slightly surprising decision of the Swiss Federal Administrative Court to the effect that the Yves St Laurent logo couldn't shoo away a not-dissimilar Skinny Love logo (the two are pictured on Class 46 and also on the increasingly colourful MARQUES Facebook page.