UK Court of Appeal clarifies ‘plausibility’ requirement for patents
This decision highlights the importance of technical data or technical reasoning on the filing date to demonstrate plausibility and hence inventive step and sufficiency.
Vernacare Ltd v Moulded Fibre Products (MFP)  EWHC 2197
This case shows that a Formstein or Gillette-type defence is available when equivalents are being considered and provides a legal reasoning for how it will fit into the existing infringement test.
G2/21- The EPO clarifies the law on ‘post-filed’ data
Data which was not present in a patent application can be used to support an inventive step argument