Pfizer Ireland Pharmaceuticals, Operations Support Group v Orifarm GmbH: ECJ 21 Jun 2018

(Judgment) Reference for a preliminary ruling – Intellectual and industrial property – Patent law – Acts of Accession to the European Union of 2003, 2005 and 2012 – Specific Mechanism – Whether applicable to parallel imports – Regulation (EC) No 469/2009 – Product protected by a supplementary protection certificate in a Member State and marketed by the holder of the basic patent in another Member State – Exhaustion of intellectual and industrial property rights – No basic patent in the new Member States – Regulation (EC) No 1901/2006 – Extension of the protection period


C-681/16, [2018] EUECJ C-681/16





Intellectual Property

Updated: 24 April 2022; Ref: scu.618765