[X] (natural person, anonymized) and Jet Set Hydrotechniek B.V. v. Hoffland B.V. and [Y] (natural person, anonymized), also doing business under the name Brielle Industrie Services, District Court of The Hague, the Netherlands, 3 June 2015, Case number 444144 / HA ZA 13-638
[X] holds a patent for a system and method for cutting steel plates (EP '630). Jet Set trades in cutting devices developed by [X] under the name RAGWORM. Hoffland offers demolition services, inter alia with respect to oil storage tanks, while Brielle Industrie Services as a one-man-business offers cleaning services for tanks, as well as cutting services for tanks by means of water under high pressure.
In April 2013, the parties concluded a settlement agreement, in which it is inter alia set out that Brielle Industrie Services acknowledges infringement of EP '630 and undertakes to refrain from (further) infringement of EP '630, unless if it were ruled by a court that EP '630 is invalid in a judgment that has become final (no longer open to appeal).