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SPGprints wins patent case

Jul 18, 2018
SPGprints wins patent case

SPGPrints, a leading equipment and consumables supplier for printing in the textile and graphics industry, has successfully argued before the Dutch court in The Hague that the MS/Dover patent EP2643159 for single pass digital textile printing is not inventive. The Court therefore invalidated the patent for the Netherlands. MS/Dover decided not to appeal the decision.

Joustra, CEO of SPGPrints, comments: “As the inventors of rotary screen printing and a first mover in digital textile printing SPGPrints instantly recognised that the MS/Dover patent was not inventive. We are happy that this has now been confirmed by an experienced patent court.”

The decision is available (in Dutch) at