Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (UK) Ltd & ors (claimants/respondents) v Warner-Lambert Company LLC (defendant/appellant)

Tuesday 17 – Wednesday 18 January 2023

By Appellant’s Notice filed on 14 April 2022 the Defendant appeals the Order of Zacaroli J (sitting as a Deputy Judge of the High Court) dated 24 March 2022.

Background – This appeal takes place in the context of a trial of preliminary issues in claims by numerous parties (the “Inquiry Claimants”) for compensation under cross-undertakings in damages given by the Inquiry Defendant (“Pfizer”) in respect of various interlocutory injunctions or contractual undertakings, and for damages in respect of threats of infringement of patent proceedings (the “unjustifiable threats claim”) pursuant to section 70(1) of the Patents Act 1977 (the “1977 Act”).
Zacaroli J handed down judgment in the common assumptions trial on 30 July 2021 ([2021] EWHC 2182 (Ch), the “CAT Judgment”).

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