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”

Bill Kenwright Limited v Flash Entertainment FZ LLC [2016] EWHC 1951 (QB) – Service, Gateways and Forum Non Conveniens

This case comment is by Kate Boakes of 12 King’s Bench Walk.

Haddon-Cave J’s judgment sets out practical guidance on issues of jurisdiction, forum non conveniens, contract formation, and alternative service in the context of service out of the jurisdiction. Continue reading “Bill Kenwright Limited v Flash Entertainment FZ LLC [2016] EWHC 1951 (QB) – Service, Gateways and Forum Non Conveniens”