Success for Brahms as Radiometer’s nullity suit dismissed (Juve-Patent)

Patent holder Brahms has won the next round in the long-standing dispute over procedures for detecting infections. The Federal Patent Court has dismissed a nullity suit from Radiometer (case ID: 3 Ni 16/17)

The current dispute concerns the use patent EP 2 301 626, which protects the use of an antibiotic for the treatment of patients with a certain concentration of the biomarker procalcitonin (PCT).

The nullity suit is part of the comprehensive proceedings surrounding a basic patent which has now expired, but for which various use patents still exist. Up to now, however, the judgments have varied greatly depending on the patent.

Representatives Radiometer:

Maiwald (Munich): Dr Martin Huenges, Dr Julia Mössinger (both patent attorneys)

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