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Anticipation

Concept of Anticipation in IP Law

Lambert defined anticipation as follows: One of the grounds upon which a patent can be revoked. Essentially that the invention is not new. In Synthon BV v. Smithkline Beecham plc (20 Oct 2005) [2006] 1 All ER 685, [2005] UKHL 59, [2006] RPC 10, the House of Lords said that anticipation requires an enabling disclosure of subject-matter which, when performed, must necessarily infringe the patented invention.

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  • Description: Concept of Anticipation in IP Law [rtbs name="intellectual-property-law"]Lambert defined anticipation as follows: One of [...]

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