EPLAW PATENT BLOG

FR – Core v. LG

Posted: May 12th, 2017

Core Wireless Licensing (“Core”) asserted five patents related to UTMS, GSM, GPRS, EGPRS and LTE against LG Electronics France (“LGEF”) and LG Electronics Inc. (“LGEI”). In a ruling dated 17 April 2015, the Paris Court of First Instance ruled that none of the patents were essential to the standards and dismissed Core’s claims. In a […]

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BE – Nouvag / Malak – a costly second try at invalidity

Posted: April 14th, 2017

On 3 April 2017, the Mons court of appeal issued a judgment in a patent revocation action between Nouvag and Dr. Jean Malak (Docket nr. 2016/RG/263). The judgment, the latest in a series of decisions in relation to Dr. Malak’s patent nr. EP 0971754 for a liposuction apparatus, includes interesting considerations on res judicata and […]

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UK – Global Flood Defence Systems v. Johan van den Noort / Costs

Posted: February 17th, 2016

Global Flood Defence Systems Limited and UK Flood Barriers Limited v Johan Van Den Noort Beheer BV, Johann Heinrich Reindert Van Den Noort and Flood Control International Limited, High Court of Justice of England and Wales, Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (HHJ Hacon), London UK, 5 February 2016, Neutral Citation Number: [2016] EWHC 189 (IPEC) On […]

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