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DSM IP Assets B.V. v. Novozymes A/S, PI Judge of the District Court of The Hague, The Netherlands, 6 January 2017, Case No. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2017:110

DSM holps a patent entitled ‘Enzyme preparation yielding a clean taste’. During Opposition, the patent was limited to milk sterilised at ultra high temperatures (‘UHT milk’). An appeal at the TBA is pending. The judge in preliminary injunction proceedings grants an injunction forbidding Novozymes to indirectly infringe the patent in the Netherlands and all other countries in which the patent is in force, with an exception for France and Germany.

A copy of the judgment can be read here.