Posted: May 17th, 2021
Commercial Court No. 5 of Barcelona, Spain, 19 January 2021, case number 1231/2019
In one of the most mediatic patent lawsuits of recent times in Spain, the Commercial Court no. 5 of Barcelona, in its Judgment of 19 January 2021, ordered the supermarket chain Lidl to cease all commercial exploitation in Spain of its “Monsieur Cuisine Connect” cooking robot for infringing Vorwerk’s patent rights in relation to its famous “Thermomix” kitchen appliance.
Headnote and summary: Luis Fernández-Novoa, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER