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Cantel Medical (UK) Limited v ARC Medical Design Limited [2018] EWHC 345 (Pat)

Case Summary  |  Judgment  |  26 January 2018


Daniel Alexander QC appeared with Henry Ward for the Defendant, Arc Medical. Cantel sued Arc for a declaration of non- infringement and/ or revocation of Arc’s patents for endoscope caps which increase the detection of polyps/ adenomas. Arc applied to amend its patent and counterclaimed for infringement of its Community Registered and UK unregistered design rights.

His Honour Judge Hacon, sitting as a High Court Judge, found the patents (as amended) valid and infringed. He also found that infringement of one of the two RCDs and UK unregistered design rights.