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ES – COURT OF APPEALS OF BARCELONA – PATENT HOLDER V. SOLUCIONES BIOREGENERATIVAS – Contributory infringement

Posted: January 28th, 2021

In this appeal decision dated 12 November 2020, the Barcelona Court of Appeals reversed a first instance judgment which had declared the existence of contributory patent infringement. Contrary to the first instance court, the Court of Appeals considered that since the concerned means for the implementation of the patented invention were products commonly found in trade, the requirement of inducing the person supplied to perform patent infringement was not met.

The entire summary can be read here.
The judgment (in Spanish) can be read here.

Headnote and summary: Luis Fernández-Novoa, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER

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