Singapore Patent Protection – Rejecting the Doctrine of Equivalents: Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 18

In the recent case of Lee Tat Cheng v Maka GPS Technologies Pte Ltd [2018] SGCA 18, the Court of Appeal (“CA”) addressed an issue concerning patent construction: whether Singapore should adopt the approach taken by the UK Supreme Court in Actavis UK Limited v Eli Lilly and Company [2017] UKSC 48 (“Actavis”), which reformulated the UK approach to patent construction and infringement.