Posted: August 30th, 2017
Ruby Decor B.V. and Aparto B.V. v. Basic Holdings ULC, Court of Appeal The Hague, 22 August 2017, Case No. ECLI:NL:GHDHA:2017:2409, with thanks to Alexander Tsoutsanis, DLA Piper, for sending in the judgment as well as an English translation thereof
Artificial fireplaces. Earlier, the Judge in PI proceedings ruled that in his preliminary opinion Ruby Decor did not sufficiently motivate why the patent would be invalid due to lack of inventive step. Moreover, the patent was found to be infringed. The first instance PI judgment can be read here.
The Court of Appeal now confirms the ruling of the first instance PI Judge.