Federal Patent Court recognizes claims against imtmedical AG


In a recent ruling, the Federal Patent Court recognized claims made by Hamilton Medical AG against imtmedical AG in a patent infringement case regarding flow sensors.

On May 31, 2016, Hamilton Medical AG ("Hamilton") filed a lawsuit against imtmedical AG ("IMT"), Buchs, Switzerland at the Federal Patent Court in Sankt Gallen, Switzerland. In this lawsuit, Hamilton alleged that IMT had infringed Hamilton’s Patent No.  CH701755B1 regarding flow sensors, in particular proximal flow sensors.

On December 18, 2018, the Federal Patent Court issued a ruling recognizing injunctive, destruction and disclosure claims made by Hamilton against IMT. The judgment includes flow sensors, in particular proximal flow sensors. 

The appeal period runs until February 1, 2019. The claim made by Hamilton against  IMT for compensation forms part of the second part of the pending proceedings.

Hamilton reserves the right to take actions against alleged third party infringers where appropriate and necessary.

Decision of Federal Patent Court

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