You will find here a selection of decisions of the French Courts, of the European patent Office (EPO) and of the European Union Intellectual property Office(EUIPO). Various teams of CASALONGA were involved in some of the cases handled. Other cases are quoted here in view of their particular importance.

Paris 1st Instance Court - ERLA TECHNOLOGIES v/ PETRO TEC and SNCF


The French railroad company SNCF was represented by Caroline Casalonga, Lawyer, assisted by Axel Casalonga, Patent Attorney. The decision revokes the patent which was opposed against SNCF and decides that the SNCF committed no unfair competition act.

The company ERLA owns the French patent 01 14962, which relates to a fuel distribution system to avoid having to move locomotives, railcars and other railway vehicles compared (...)