Filhol Ltd v Fairfax (Dental Equipment) Ltd: 1990

The defendant had lost an action on the design of dental pins used to create foundations for false teeth. He wanted to get onto the market with a product which was designed so as to avoid the construction of the patent claims found by both the High Court and the Court of Appeal. The patentee refused to acknowledge that the new product was outside the patent claims.
Held: An injunction was granted and proceedings had to be brought for a declaration of non-infringement. Those proceedings were successful.


[1990] RPC 293


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedPoint Solutions Ltd v Focus Business Solutions Ltd and Another ChD 16-Dec-2005
It was claimed that the defendant’s computer software infringed the copyright in software owned by the claimant. A declaration was sought beacause of allegations that assertions about infringement had been made to third parties.
Held: The . .
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Intellectual Property, Litigation Practice

Updated: 05 December 2022; Ref: scu.237721