EPLAW PATENT BLOG

ES – ERASMUS and INVIVO v. VITRO et al.

Posted: November 29th, 2021

Erasmus MC and Invivo v. Vitro et al., Court of Appeals of Barcelona, 8 April 2021, Appeal Docket No. 1969/2020 On 8 April 2021, the Court of Appeals of Barcelona rendered judgment on appeal in a complex case relating to nucleic acid amplification primers for PCR-based clonality studies, involving a number of issues regarding the […]

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NL – Kiremko v. Tomra

Posted: November 24th, 2021

Kiremko B.V. v. Tomra Sorting Limited, District Court The Hague, 10 November 2021, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2021:12267 Tomra holds EP 1 289 385 relating to a ‘Steam Peeling Processing System’. Kiremko markets the steam peeling machine Strata Invicta in the Netherlands. Various proceedings have already been conducted between the parties regarding (alleged infringement with) the Strata […]

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NL – Nutrition v. Noba / Appeal

Posted: November 18th, 2021

Nutrition Sciences N.V. v. Kuminda N B.V., Court of Appeal, The Hague, The Netherlands, 29 June 2021, Case no. ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2021:2055 Nutrition is active in the field of ingredients for live stock feed and alleged that Noba infringes on the Dutch part of its EP 1 294 371 B2 relating to “medium chain fatty acids applicable […]

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EPO – G 1/21 – Videoconference

Posted: November 16th, 2021

EBoA of the EPO, decision of July 2021, published on October 28, 2021, case no. G 1/21, reported by Dr. Georg Anetsberger and Dr.-Ing. Felix Grödl, BARDEHLE PAGENBERG In the case G 1/21, the question was referred to the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBoA) of the EPO, whether conducting oral proceedings in the form of […]

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NL – Longhi v. Hanwa – execution dispute

Posted: November 2nd, 2021

Longhi (Netherlands) Trading B.V. v. Hanwa Solutions Corporation, PI Judge District Court Rotterdam, 19 October 2021, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBROT:2021:10410 Execution dispute about the interpretation of a judgment rendered on a counterclaim in a dispute between Longi and Hanwa in which the Dutch PI judge despite the fact that the patent in suit did not designate […]

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NL – Ericsson v. Apple

Posted: October 19th, 2021

Telefonaktiebolaget LM Ericsson v. Apple Retail Netherlands B.V. et al, District Court The Hague, Preliminary Relief proceedings, 18 October 2021, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2021:11312 In the dispute between Ericsson and Apple, Ericsson is demanding the imposition of a freezing measure pending the hearing of the summary proceedings. The preliminary relief Judge refuses: “In that context, Ericsson […]

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ES – TELEFONICA & ACENS TECHNOLOGIES v. TWO-WAY MEDIA

Posted: October 19th, 2021

TELEFONICA S.A. & ACENS TECHNOLOGIES, S.L. v. TWO-WAY MEDIA LTD, Court of Appeals of Barcelona, 28 April 2021, Appeal Docket No. 466/2021 The present case analyses whether it is possible to file before the Spanish Courts a patent invalidity claim based on prior art documents which were not submitted at previous invalidity proceedings filed by […]

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NL – Longhi Trading v. Hanwa Solutions

Posted: October 12th, 2021

Longhi (Netherlands) Trading B.V. v. Hanwa Solutions Corporation, PI Judge District Court Rotterdam, 1 October 2021, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBROT:2021:9551 Proceedings regarding solar panels. Longhi’s solar panels are stored in the Netherlands and distributed worldwide from the Netherlands. A cross border injunction is issued against Longi forbidding Longi to infringe Hanwa’s patents, or to be involved […]

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UK – Optis Cellular v. Apple Retail

Posted: October 7th, 2021

Optis Cellular v Apple Retail [2021] EWHC 2564 (Pat) In a lengthy and complex decision reaching over 80 pages, Mr Justice Meade has given judgment in the latest in a series of trials in the UK’s Patents Court between the claimants (“Optis”) and defendants (“Apple”) concerning Optis’ standard essential patents (SEPs) and the FRAND obligations […]

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NL – Sisvel v. Wiko

Posted: September 24th, 2021

Sisvel International S.A. v. Shenzhen Tinno Mobile Technology Corporation, Wiko SAS et al., interlocutory judgment District Court of The Hague, 21 April 2021, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2021:8955 Sisvel holds EP 2 139 272, relating to a ‘Method and system for attaching a mobile equipment to a wireless communication network’. Sisvel reported EP 272 as essential patent […]

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