Region: Netherlands

Dutch courts will still award cross-border injunctions to patent holders despite Boston Scientific setback

The refusal of a judge in Amsterdam to grant the US company relief covering Ireland, France and Germany does not indicate major change to the regime

28 June 2022

Nokia, Oppo dig in for big decisions in global patent battle

The litigation state of play across nine jurisdictions in Europe and Asia as the two parties compete for leverage in re-negotiation of SEP deal

15 April 2022

Dutch Supreme Court bolsters SEP owners, but FRAND dance questions remain unanswered

Netherlands’ highest court rules against Wiko in dispute over licensing negotiation

22 March 2022

Leading Chinese solar firm faces cross-border patent injunction in Europe

Three years into major litigation battle between competing Asian manufacturers, Europe has emerged as the key IP battleground

11 March 2022

MediaTek’s patent battle with NXP spreads to China

The Dutch chipmaker secures a first invalidation win at the CNIPA as the rivals also take action in Chinese courts

01 March 2022

Why Dutch courts are becoming a central element in cross-border patent disputes

The Netherlands is already a hotspot for big-ticket battles – and the signs are that its importance as a venue is only going to increase

08 February 2022

Panasonic closes patent transactions with major LED and OLED players

Lighting firm Signify and panel-maker Samsung Display each acquired portfolios from one of Japan’s leading IP dealmakers last month

10 January 2022

Landmark Dutch appeal court decision reduces risk of third-party damages against pharma patentees

The appellate ruling overturns a recent lower court judgment which exposed life sciences IP plaintiffs to significant additional dangers from health insurer lawsuits

06 January 2022

TCL obtains audio, video patents from Philips in rare external acquisition

In latest sale to Chinese firm, Philips assigns portfolio of varied technologies – but litigation between the two has so far been unaffected

22 September 2021

Sisvel, Xiaomi reach settlement over cellular patents

Deal ends litigation in China and Europe, with Xiaomi gaining rights to mobile patents owned by Sisvel and Mitsubishi Electric

30 June 2021

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