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NL – Dutch Trading Office v. CNC Grondstoffen

20 Feb 2024

Dutch Trading Office B.V. v. CNC Grondstoffen B.V., District Court The Hague, The Netherlands, 23 October 2023, Case no. ECLI:NL:RBDHA:2023:15621

Method of transporting mushroom compost. No infringement:

“Placing blocks on pallets in this manner does not meet the characteristics that stacked compost blocks are supported by spacer(s), providing rows and columns of stacked blocks, leaving a vertical space between those stacked blocks for ventilation, adapted to regulate temperature, carbon dioxide content, and/or humidity (characteristics d), e), and g))”

The judgment (in Dutch) can be read here.