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NL – IHC HOLLAND v. ITREC

Posted: November 16th, 2023

IHC Holland B.V. v. Itrec B.V., District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 8 November 2023, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2023:16624

Invalidity, Infringement and Damages cases joined on the docket regarding three patents relating to a ‘Marine pipeline installation system and method(s)’

Two patents invalidated. Scope of protection. One patent found not valid due to lack of novelty/inventiveness. The text of the other patent as it reads after partial surrender contains added matter.

The entire judgment (in Dutch) can be found here.

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