Posted: June 9th, 2017
Carl Zeiss Meditec AG v. VSY Biotechnology B.V. et al., District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 7 June 2017, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2017:6136
European Patent on an intraocular (implantable) lens. Interpretation of claims. The Dutch part of the patent is valid: the hurdles of novelty, inventive step and enablement were all taken successfully. The patent is infringed by VSY. A provisional cross border injunction was granted, pending the validity judgments on the foreign parts of the patent.
A copy of the judgment can be read here.