Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd v Premium Aircraft Interiors UK Ltd: CA 22 Oct 2009


Jacob, Patten, Kitchin LJJ


[2010] RPC 8, [2009] EWCA Civ 1062




England and Wales


Appeal fromVirgin Atlantic Airways Ltd v Premium Aircraft Interiors Group Ltd and Another PatC 21-Jan-2009
The claimant alleged infringement of its patent for certain airline seats.
Held: The defendant’s aircraft seating system did not infringe its EP (UK) 1,495,908 patent. . .
CitedKirin-Amgen Inc and others v Hoechst Marion Roussel Limited and others etc HL 21-Oct-2004
The claims arose in connection with the validity and alleged infringement of a European Patent on erythropoietin (‘EPO’).
Held: ‘Construction is objective in the sense that it is concerned with what a reasonable person to whom the utterance . .
CitedMayne Pharma Pty Ltd v Mayne Pharma Plc CA 17-Feb-2005
Patents – patentee’s appeal in a case subjected to the streamlined procedure. The court set out the principles underlying the approach to the determination of what a person skilled in the art would have understood the patentee to have been using the . .
CitedHalliburton Energy Services, Inc v Smith International (North Sea) Ltd and others PatC 21-Jul-2005
A claim was made for a method of design in which certain calculations were to be carried out recursively, modifying the results each time until a particular criterion was satisfied. Though the method was susceptible of solution by computer, but the . .
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Updated: 04 August 2022; Ref: scu.376234