Judgment of the Court (Grand Chamber) of 11 September 2007.
Merck Genéricos - Produtos Farmacêuticos Ldª v Merck & Co. Inc. and Merck Sharp & Dohme Ldª.
Reference for a preliminary ruling: Supremo Tribunal de Justiça - Portugal.
Agreement establishing the World Trade Organisation - Article 33 of the Agreement on Trade-related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPs) - Patents - Minimum term of protection - Legislation of a Member State providing for a lesser term - Article 234 EC- Jurisdiction of the Court - Direct effect.
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