Supplementary Protection Certificates (SPCs)

  • Filing SPC applications for medicinal products and plant protection products.
  • Filing requests for pediatric extensions.
  • Prosecuting SPC applications.
  • Devising SPC filing strategies.
  • Coordinating SPC filings across Europe and patent term extensions in other jurisdictions.
  • Defending SPCs in nullity actions and enforcing them in litigation proceedings.
  • Filing third party observations in examination proceedings of third parties’ SPC applications.
  • Nullity actions against third parties’ SPCs.
  • Preparing opinions on validity and infringement of third parties’ SPCs.