The Latest on The UPC

Paris local division revokes DexCom patent

DexCom, Inc. v Abbott Laboratories and nine other Abbott entities (UPC_CFI_230/2023) Decision of 4 July 2024 (ORD_37297/2024) [1] The second decision on the merits from the UPC, following just a day after the first, comes from the Paris Local Divis...

UPC Court of Appeal guidance on stay

BITZER Electronics A/S v Carrier Corporation (UPC_CFI_263/2023; UPC_CoA_22/2024) Order of 28 May 2024 (ORD_25123/2024)[1] Carrier Corporation is the proprietor of European Patent EP 3 414 708 valid in France, Germany and the United Kingdom. BITZE...

Security for Costs

Ballinno B.V. v Union des Associations Européennes de Football (UEFA), Kinexon GmbH and Kinexon Sports & Media GmbH (UPC_CFI_151/2024) Order of 14 May 2024 (ORD_23557/2024)[1] Ballinno B.V. commenced an application for provisional measur...

UPC allows intervention by Licensee

Seoul Viosys Co., Ltd. v. expert klein GmbH, expert e-Commerce GmbH (UPC_CFI_363/2023) Order of 22 April 2024 (ORD_5343/2024)[1] Seoul Viosys sued expert klein GmbH and expert e-Commerce GmbH for infringement of EP3926698 at the Düsseldorf Loc...

Interpretation allowed only at party’s own cost

CEAD B.V. & CEAD USA B.V. v BEGO Medical GmbH (UPC_CFI_367/2023) Order of 10 May 2024 (ORD_24708/2024)[1] The UPC is an international system in which a large number of languages may be employed, and so the issue may frequently arise in which th...

Access to documents from revocation action

NJOY Netherlands B.V. v Juul Labs International, Inc. (UPC_CFI_316/2023); Application for access to documents by Nicoventures Trading Limited Order dated 24 April 2024 (ORD_587436/2023)[1] NJOY Netherlands B.V. (“NJOY”) applied to revok...

Unchallenged claims of patent cannot be amended

Carrier Corporation v. BITZER Electronics A/S UPC_CFI_263/2023 Order of 30 April 2024 (ORD_24607/2024)[1] BITZER Electronics filed a revocation action on 29 June 2023 against EP 3414708 at the Paris central division. The statement for revocation re...

REVIEW of EX PARTE PI

Mammut Sports Group AG and Mammut Sports Group GmbH Düsseldorf Local Division Order of 09 April 2024[1] Introduction In its order dated 11 December 2023, the Düsseldorf Local Division (in the following “LD”) granted an ex ...

Language change refused by the UPC

MED-EL v Advanced Bionics (UPC_CFI_410/2023) Order of 15 April 2024 (ORD_13321/2024)[1] MED-EL Elektromedizinische Geräte Gesellschaft m.b.H. filed an infringement action in the German language at the Mannheim local division of the UPC, based ...

UPC emphasises importance of formal service

Daedalus Prime v. Xiaomi and others Order of 18 April 2024 ORD_20986/2024[1] Daedalus Prime LLC filed a patent infringement action based on EP2792100 at the UPC local division in Hamburg. While some of the named defendants were located in EU count...

Variable Views on Confidentiality

In recent months the Local Divisions of Mannheim, Paris and Düsseldorf have given guidance on access to confidential material. These judgments address the procedure for protecting confidential material a party wishes to rely upon, but reach varyin...

Close

Join our mailing list