Patent case: Silife Ltd. et al. vs. Roka Beheer B.V. et al., Netherlands
Kluwer Patent Blog
July 28, 2020
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The Court of Appeal of the Hague held that entering into a second exclusive licence contract is possible, but the failure to end the first contract in the present case constituted unlawful behaviour and tort. Further, the Court discussed the extent to which a tort between two parties can affect the liability of third parties.
Case date: 28 January 2020
Case number: 200.243.249/01
Court: Court of Appeal of The Hague
A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.