Analysis

The Biggest UK IP Decisions Of 2021

By Bonnie Eslinger (December 22, 2021, 11:38 AM GMT) -- The past year has proved quieter for intellectual property lawyers than 2020, but the English courts nevertheless handed down notable decisions in 2021 ranging from a development in the law of sufficiency in a life science patent to the consequences of being an "unwilling licensee" in connection with the use of standard essential telecoms technology.

Here are some of the big intellectual property decisions in 2021.

Lifestyle Equities CV and another v. Amazon UK Services Ltd.

The year kicked off with Amazon beating an attempt by the owner of trademark rights for the Beverly Hills Polo Club brand in Britain and...

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