The Biggest UK IP Cases To Watch In 2021

Law360, London (January 3, 2021, 5:02 PM GMT) -- While much of the world slowed down in 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, a raft of intellectual property cases has kept a swift pace in the U.K., particularly in the realm of life sciences and telecommunications.

Here are some of the top intellectual property cases in England's courts that lawyers will be watching in 2021.

Optis v. Apple

This suit accusing Apple of infringing seven patents owned by the PanOptis group for 4G long-term evolution technology is poised to shed light on how the English courts will deal with an unwilling licensee.

The first technical trial took place...

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