Today in Merck KGaA v. Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., [2016] EWHC 49 (Pat)(High Court 2016)(Norris, J.), the trial court provides a fascinating history of the two giant chemical and pharmaceutical businesses that have a common origin in 1668 as a Darmstadt apothecary shop. 

A copy of the trial court opinion is attached.

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Regards,
Hal