Eppendorf Survives IP Challenge in Europe, But Clondiag Vows to Appeal EPO Decision | GenomeWeb

Eppendorf Array Technologies has fended off what appears to be the first challenge to its Intellectual Property in Europe.

The Opposition Division of the European Patent Office handed down an interlocutory, or preliminary, decision Jan. 5, maintaining Eppendorf's EP117980 patent in its amended form following a 3-year opposition by Clondiag Chip Technologies, according to OD documents.

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