Court of Appeal on appeal from the High Court of Justice Chancery Division (Patents Court), Case No: A3/2011/2018 & 2018(Y), Nokia Coporation v. IPCom Gmbh & Co KG
The UK Court of Appeal has upheld a first instance finding of the Patents Court that IPCom's European Patent (UK) 1 841 268 was partially valid and infringed. Paragraphs 46-60 contain a useful summary of the UK approach to the assessment of added matter, with references to prior UK cases and decisions of the EPO.
Read the judgment in English here.
Head note: Graham Burnett-Hall