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Swarovski-Optik KG v Leica Camera AG and Leica Camera Limited [2013] EWHC 1227 (Pat)

Case Summary  |  Judgment  |  10 May 2013

 

Andrew Lykiardopoulos recently appeared in the High Court before Mr Justice Vos, acting for the successful patentee in Swarovski-Optik KG v Leica Camera AG and Leica Camera Limited [2013] EWHC 1227 (Pat).

The case concerned riflescopes. The Judge found that Swarovski’s patent (covering an invention in the the optical design of riflescopes) was valid and was infringed by Leica’s Magnus riflescopes.