The Düsseldorf Regional Court orders injunctive relief for infringement of standard-essential patents in the first German judgments after CJEU decision on FRAND (SISVEL / Haier)

On 3 November 2015, the Düsseldorf Regional Court has issued judgments against Haier Deutschland GmbH und die Haier Europe Trading SRL, entities of Chinese Qingdao Haier Group. The Court ordered them to cease and desist from and render account on past infringements as well as determined Haier's liability to pay damages for past infringements (Cases 4a O 93/14 and 4a O 144/14). The judgments are based on the German parts of the patents EP 0 852 885 and EP 1 264 504 and belong to the SISVEL Wireless Patent Portfolio. First decisions after Huawei v ZTE The judgments are the first decisions of a German court after the landmark decision by the CJEU on FRAND and the obligations of both the patent holder who wants to assert his standard essential patents and the alleged infringer who wants

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Cordula Tellmann-Schumacher, The Düsseldorf Regional Court orders injunctive relief for infringement of standard-essential patents in the first German judgments after CJEU decision on FRAND (SISVEL / Haier), 3 November 2015, e-Competitions November 2015, Art. N° 76930

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