Bifurcation system in Hungary, Supreme Court, 11 October, 2010
The Supreme Court recently ruled on the Court’s right and obligation to suspend a patent infringement proceeding in Hungary due to the initiation of a revocation proceeding before the Hungarian Patent Office.
The Supreme Court has recently delivered a decision in which it held that the result of the revocation proceeding is essential in respect of the decision to be made in the infringement proceeding, and therefore the suspension is a must.
Read the entire summary in English here.
Read the judgment (in Hungarian) here.
Head note and summary: Eszter Szakács and Anna Sorosi