Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2008] All ER (D) 153 (Jun)
Neutral Citation: [2008] EWHC 1311 (Pat)
Court: Chancery Division, Patents Court
Judge:

Peter Prescott QC (sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge

Representation Giles Fernando and Anna Edwards-Stuart (instructed by DLA Piper UK LLP) for the claimants.
  Guy Tritton and Richard Davis (instructed by Manches LLP) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 12 June 2008

Catchwords

Patent - Infringement - Validity of patent - Obviousness - Claimant's patent covering self-service display cabinet keeping hot food - Whether patent obvious - Whether patent infringed.

The Case

On the facts, the claimant's patent for covering self-service display cabinet keeping hot food, involving, inter alia, an air curtain rather than a front door, was valid and had been infringed by the defendants.

Practice Areas

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