Patents need to be properly drafted to fulfill two requirements for a valid patent.
Audrey Yap Su Ming, managing partner at Yusarn Audrey & Partners in Singapore, reiterated this key information in reaction to the ruling by Singapore’s Court of Appeal last February on a patent infringement case involving local company IIa Technologies and Element Six Technologies, subsidiary of De Beers Group. The ruling ordered the revocation of the latter’s patent, SG 872, covering the production of synthetic diamonds via chemical vapour deposition.
- Publication date
- 11 April 2023
- European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency