The question referred to the Court of Justice of the European Union is this:
"Can a supplementary protection certificate for medicinal products be granted if the period of time between the filing of the application for the basic patent and the date of first authorisation for marketing in the Community is shorter than five years?"This weblog looks forward to bringing you news of the Opinion, together with comment if appropriate.
The SPC Blog is conducting a poll, which closes at 9:30am on Thursday. You will find this located at the top of the side bar on the right of the blog's front page. Is the answer "yes" -- or is it "no"? This is your big chance to vote!