Innovations4Flooring (I4F) said it has initiated the filing of an action to nullify the Dutch part of base patent EP 1 084 317 from Välinge Innovation AB.

The invalidity proceedings on the merits against Välinge were filed before the District Court of The Hague in the Netherlands.

The proceedings allow for a decision in the Netherlands. A first instance decision, dealing with validity, can be obtained within approximately one year.

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