FUJIFILM KYOWA KIRIN BIOLOGICS CO LTD v (1) ABBVIE BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD (2) ABBVIE LTD [2016] EWHC 2204 (Pat); Jurisdiction gateways and service out of the jurisdiction

This case comment is by Aliyah Akram of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

In this patents case the High Court gave detailed consideration to the service out of the jurisdiction gateways. Continue reading FUJIFILM KYOWA KIRIN BIOLOGICS CO LTD v (1) ABBVIE BIOTECHNOLOGY LTD (2) ABBVIE LTD [2016] EWHC 2204 (Pat); Jurisdiction gateways and service out of the jurisdiction

Air accidents and the production of material gathered by the Air Accident Investigation Branch; R (Secretary of State) v HM Senior Coroner for Norfolk & BAPA [2016] EWHC 2279 & Chief Constable of Sussex Police v Secretary of State for Transport & BAPA [2016] EWHC 2280

This article is by Michael Rawlinson QC and Patrick Vincent of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

The Divisional Court has given new guidance to coroners and the police restricting their ability to demand production of material given to the Air Accident Investigation Branch (“AAIB”) whilst discharging their respective fact finding obligations where air crashes had led to death. Continue reading Air accidents and the production of material gathered by the Air Accident Investigation Branch; R (Secretary of State) v HM Senior Coroner for Norfolk & BAPA [2016] EWHC 2279 & Chief Constable of Sussex Police v Secretary of State for Transport & BAPA [2016] EWHC 2280