Analysis

The Biggest UK Intellectual Property Decisions Of 2020

Law360, London (December 17, 2020, 5:10 PM GMT) -- Courts in Britain handed down several significant decisions in the intellectual property sphere this year, including two key Supreme Court rulings on the country's global reach on standard essential patents and how much detail inventors must include in patent claims.

Here's a look back at some of the most consequential judgments of 2020.

Unwired Planet v. Huawei

The summer brought the Supreme Court's landmark decision, which handed judges in England the power to set global royalty rates for multinational patent portfolios — and to grant an injunction in the U.K. to enforce them.

That news provoked an "almost immediate reaction" from...

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