Intellectual property: Sweet success

Ilya Kazi and Alex Robinson look at a recent Supreme Court decision with potential impact for business ‘The law provides for additional compensation to employees if a patented invention is of “outstanding” benefit to the employer.’ The case of Shanks v Unilever plc [2019], which was decided in the UK Supreme Court last month, has …
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Cases Referenced

  • Kelly & anor v GE Healthcare Ltd [2009] EWHC 181 (Pat)
  • Shanks v Unilever plc & ors [2017] EWCA Civ 2; [2019] UKSC 45