regarding “Sport Five” Patent: EP 0,929,874 (GB) Expired January 2017
We are putting
the IPM Membership on notice regarding attempted retrospective claims against
the above noted Patent, often referred to as the ‘Sport Five’ or the ‘874’
We would like our Members to note that the GB Patent has now expired.
We are aware
that correspondence has been issued recently to several brands relating to this
Patent. Correspondence has originated from Harbottle & Lewis on behalf of
Promoveritas who appear to be holding a license for the Patent in the UK.
already investigated the first claim of the Patent and together with the
existence of prior art, have a full report supporting our view on Claim 1
of the Patent. Note that this has been untested in a court of law and we
have not investigated Claims 2-34 of this Patent.
We would like
to hear from any of our Members who have received correspondence. All correspondence will be treated in the strictest confidence.
Please contact Carey Trevill on 020 3848 0444 or via email@example.com