Judgment of the Court (Fourth Chamber) of 24 November 2011.
Georgetown University and Others v Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: High Court of Justice (England & Wales), Chancery Division (Patents Court) - United Kingdom.
Medicinal products for human use - Supplementary protection certificate - Regulation (EC) No 469/2009 - Article 3 - Conditions for obtaining a certificate - Concept of a ‘product protected by a basic patent in force’ - Criteria - Existence of further or different criteria for a medicinal product comprising more than one active ingredient or for a vaccine against multiple diseases (‘Multi-disease vaccine’ or ‘multivalent vaccine’).
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