The Nespresso capsule war : the minutes are out


On the 8th of September 2011, Nespresso faced  four opponents (Sara Lee, Beyers Koffie, Ethical Coffee Company and Casino Distribution France) during the oral proceedings that took place for the Opposition case against the Nespresso capsule patent (EP 2 103 236).

Finally the minutes of these oral proceedings are available and can be read here (oral proceedings.pdf). Doubts can be raised whether the minutes are in conformity with the Guidelines (Chapter III, 10.2).

A date for resuming the Oral Pocreedings has yet to be set. Will definitely be continued...




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