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Manitowoc Beverage Systems Limited and Malachy Scott Sr et al BL O/019/14

Case Summary  |  15 January 2014

 

Ashton Chantrielle recently appeared for the patentee in a patent revocation action at the Intellectual Property Office.

The patent related to a system for cooling and dispensing beverage in which the beverage was cooled en route to the dispensing font. The font was also cooled to create a decorative ice effect. The claimant applied to invalidate the patent on the basis on four main grounds of revocation. The patent was held to be valid.