Posted: May 3rd, 2016
Ajinomoto Co. Inc. and Ajinomoto Eurolysine A.S. v. Global Bio-Chem Technology Group Company Limited et al., Court of Appeal the Hague, the Netherlands, 26 April 2016, Case No. 200-161.842/01
Ajinomoto appealed the judgment in which the District Court (in the counterclaim) invalidated Ajinomoto’s patent EP 1664318 relating to the the production of L-lysine and in the main claim dismissed Ajinomoto’s infringement claims. The Court of Appeal reverses the decision in first instance. Ajinomoto’s patent is found to be valid and infringed by Global Bio-Chem.