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Commercial Court No. 5 of Barcelona, Spain, 19 January 2021, case number 1231/2019

In one of the most mediatic patent lawsuits of recent times in Spain, the Commercial Court no. 5 of Barcelona, in its Judgment of 19 January 2021, ordered the supermarket chain Lidl to cease all commercial exploitation in Spain of its “Monsieur Cuisine Connect” cooking robot for infringing Vorwerk’s patent rights in relation to its famous “Thermomix” kitchen appliance.

The entire summary can be read here.
The judgment can be read here.

Headnote and summary: Luis Fernández-Novoa, HOYNG ROKH MONEGIER