On 15 June 2014, the Chairman made an Order granting permission to amend the notice of application.
A case management conference took place on 25 June 2014, at which the Chairman made various directions regarding the future conduct of the case. On 2 July 2014, the Chairman made two confidentiality ring Orders.
A second case management conference took place on 8 July 2014.
On 29 October 2014, the Chairman made an Order: (1) granting HCA permission to amend its notice of application; and (2) revising the procedural timetable.
A directions hearing took place on 15 December 2014.
The hearing of the FIPO application took place on 26 and 27 January 2015. Judgment was given on 29 April 2015.
On 3 June 2015, the Tribunal issued a Ruling relating to costs.
On 15 June 2015 the Tribunal granted FIPO permission to appeal the Tribunal's substantive decision dated 29 April 2015.
On 25 July 2016, the Court of Appeal handed down a judgment dismissing the appeal brought against the Tribunal’s judgment.