Although at first instance the patent was found to lack inventive step without using the problem-and-solution approach, the use of the PSA by the Court of Appeal did not make a difference to the outcome in the present case.
Case date: 28 May 2019
Case number: 200.222.873/01
Court: Court of Appeal of The Hague
A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.