We have represented a manufacturer of RFID cards in connection with the potential infringement of two of its EPs on assembly of the integrated circuit within the card.
We have prepared a series of protective letters ahead of the Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona with the aim to anticipate requests of interim relief by patent holders.
We have represented a large US medical device manufacturer in patent litigation in the contact lenses sector against one of its main competitors. Our client was the defendant. The case was relevant for various reasons, including its high economic value, its multijurisdictional character (which required us to coordinate the legal teams of more than five jurisdictions) and the complexity of the legal and technical issues (a total of 14 expert witnesses were involved). The case, which included a counter-claim for revocation, lasted almost two years and was finally settled a few days before it was scheduled to go to trial (scheduled to last a week).
We have represented a Swiss multinational pharmaceutical group in patent litigation (specifically, for the alleged infringement of two biotech patents for HIV diagnosis tests) against a manufacturer of hemoderivatives. Before starting of the proceedings on the merits, the court issued an ex parte order of seizure of information that involved two simultaneous inspections of two production plants.
We have represented a large US pharmaceutical innovator in several patent infringement proceedings brought against a number of generic companies regarding a patent on the crystal structure of an antibiotic product. The case involved various ex parte seizure orders that resulted in the disclosure of one of the Drug Master Files relevant for the case.
We have represented a major international printing, document management and telecommunications equipment manufacturer in patent litigation proceedings initiated by a large player in the consumer electronics market for the alleged infringement of several TV codification patents.
We have advised the same client in relation to certain patent license agreements on EPG technology regarding TVs and TDT sets distributed in Spain.
We are representing a large distributor of lighting and electronic products in patent license negotiations with a multinational owner of a patent portfolio in lighting technologies.