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Switzerland changes infringement test for combination product SPCs

Patrick Wingrove, London


In a landmark decision, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court confirmed the validity of Gilead’s Truvada SPC and ruled that future SPCs for combination products must meet CJEU case law requirements

The Swiss Federal Supreme Court ruled this week that future supplementary protection certificates (SPCs) for combination products will need to meet EU case law requirements.

The court said that Switzerland’s so-called infringement test, which it has defended until recently, will...


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