Birth of a new tactic - attacking a patent's priority date

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This article was first published in Patent World. In the recent case of Lifesciences AG v. Cook Biotech Inc the English Patents Court has handed down a unique and important decision that determines the priority date that should be given to a patent. This resulted in a loss of priority, and the introduction of new prior art that invalidated the patent in question. It is the first time that such an attack has been mounted in the United Kingdom.

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