The appeal court confirmed the decision of the first instance court that CDVI’s European patent was invalid due to lack of inventive step. However, the decision raises questions in relation to what may be considered to be common general knowledge.
Case date: 23 June 2020
Case number: 200.255.497/01
Court: Court of Appeal of The Hague
A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.