Following nullity advice from the Dutch Patent Office, the Dutch administrative body for license plate registration filed the present successful nullity suit against a private inventor in relation to a patent for vehicle license plates with a built-in RFID chip. This case demonstrates the disadvantages of the Dutch registration patent system which can allow the grant of low quality do-it-yourself patent applications.
Case date: 17 November 2021
Case number: C/09/600708 / HA-ZA 20-983C/09/600718 / HA-ZA 20-984
Court: District Court of The Hague
A full summary of this case has been published on Kluwer IP Law.