• UK Supreme Court Decides When Making Spare Parts Amounts to Patent Infringement, And the Consequences for Failing to Register a Patent License
  • March 21, 2013 | Author: Jonathan Radcliffe
  • Law Firm: Mayer Brown International LLP - London Office
  • The UK Supreme Court has unanimously ruled on an important commercial activity for patentees and spare part manufacturers, namely when supplying replacement parts constitutes patent infringement. The decision also deals with the consequences of failing to register a patent licence.