NL – Koninklijke Douwe Egberts v. Belmoca / Appeal

Posted: August 31st, 2023

Koninklijke Douwe Egberts B.V v. Belmoca BVBA, Court of Appeal The Hague, The Netherlands, 25 July 2023, Case No. ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2023:1641 Koninklijke Douwe Egberts (‘KDE’) holds EP 521 and EP 333 relating to beverage production systems. KDE states that Belmoca’s Belmio coffee capsules indirectly infringe on these patents. This has led to KDE seeking an injunction […]


NL – Edwards Lifesciences v. Angiocare and Meril

Posted: August 30th, 2023

Edwards Lifesciences Corporation v. Angiocare B.V., Meril GmbH, Meril Life Sciences PVT Ltd. District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 26 July 2023, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2023:11325 Edwards’ EP 3 494 930 B1 relating to a “Leaflet attachment frame for a prosthetic valve” is found to be partially invalid and therefore not infringed. The Dutch part of […]


NL – Sunconfex v. HSD Ecoscreen

Posted: February 14th, 2023

Sunconfex B.V. v. HSD Ecoscreen B.V., District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 8 February 2023, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2023:1334 Sunconfex holds EP 2 426 287 entitled: ‘Fabric holder for roller blinds’. HSD developed and markets a mounting system for roller blinds and is accused of infringing EP ‘287. The Court finds no infringement: “The legs [of […]


UK – AIM Sport Vision v. Supponor

Posted: February 9th, 2023

AIM Sport Vision AG v Supponor Limited and Supponor Oy [2023] EWHC 164 (Pat) The English High Court has held that AIM’s patent concerning virtual advertising billboards (EP (UK) 3 295 663 B1 (“the Patent”)) is both valid and infringed by Supponor’s competing technology. These advertising billboards are used in sports stadiums and relate to […]


NL – Advanced Bionics v. Med-El

Posted: January 26th, 2023

Advanced Bionics Benelux B.V. v. Med-El Elektomedizinische Geräte GmbH, Disctrict Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 18 January 2023, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2023:212 Declaration of non infringement. Advanced Bionics and Med-El are companies in the hearing technology industry that develop, manufacture, and distribute implantable hearing systems, including cochlear implant systems. Med-El holds a patent (EP605) which Advanced […]


NL – Tinnus Enterprises v. [x] International / appeal

Posted: October 11th, 2022

Tinnus Enterprises LLC and Zuru Inc. v. [x] International, Court of Appeal The Hague, The Netherlands, 20 September 2022, Case no. ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2022:1802 Tinnus holds EP 3 005 948 B1 (hereinafter: EP 948 or the patent). EP 948, entitled ‘Apparatus, system and method for filling containers with fluids’ is licensed to Zuru which markets a toy […]



Posted: October 3rd, 2022

BRUDY TECHNOLOGY, S.L. v. LABORATORIOS THÈA, S.A. & ESTEVE PHARMACEUTICALS, S.A., Commercial Court no. 4 of Barcelona, 7 March 2022 This first-instance decision issued by Barcelona Commercial Court no. 4 deals with a case of direct infringement of second medical use “Swiss-type” claims. Furthermore, it addresses the applicability of Prosecution History Estoppel in determining the […]


NL – Orope v. Nokia

Posted: September 27th, 2022

Orope Germany GmbH v. Nokia Solutions and Networks OY, joint cases, District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 7 September 2022, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2022:9193 Nokia is the holder of the European patent EP 2 981 103, relating to ‘Allocation of preamble sequences’ (‘EP 103’) as well as the European patent EP 3 220 562 relating to […]


NL – SEAB Power LTD v. The Waste Transformers

Posted: September 8th, 2022

SEaB Power Ltd v. The Waste Transformers Nederland B.V. et al., summary proceedings District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 12 July 2022, (joint) Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2022:6786 SEaB holds patents EP ‘589 and EP 420 relating to portable devices for anaerobic digestion of waste. SeAB requests exhibition of certain evidence, in order to substantiate an infringement […]