Patent case: Filtern digitaler Videobilder, Germany

Kluwer Patent Blog
October 17, 2018

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This decision by the FCJ confirms that the cited prior art should, generally, provide concrete suggestions, hints or at least provide other reasons beyond the recognizability of the technical problem to seek the solution of a technical problem in the way presented in the patent.

Case date: 23 May 2017
Case number: X ZR 90/15
Court: Federal Court of Justice of Germany

A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.