Federal Arbitration Court of Moscow District Rules in Favour of Sojuzpatent’s Client JSC "Gedeon Richter"

10 September 2012

Federal Arbitration Court of Moscow District ruled in favour of Sojuzpatent’s client - JSC "Gedeon Richter" (defendant) in a patent infringement case. By the said ruling, the Court affirmed the decision of the Moscow Arbitration Court and the ruling of the Ninth Arbitration Appeal Court according to which the Courts rejected the claims of the plaintiff Bayer Pharma Aktiengesellschaft to prohibit the importation into the territory of the Russian Federation and the sale by JSC "Gedeon Richter" of the medicine "Midiana" in which, according to the plaintiff’s opinion, the invention "Pharmaceutical combination of ethinylestradiol and drospirenone for use as a contraceptive" under patent RU 2269342 was used.