Deals & Cases

Homburger represented Nestlé Nespresso S.A. on its successful defense against patent infringement claims directed against Nespresso's Vertuo capsules

On May 11, 2023, the Swiss Federal Patent Court handed down a judgement confirming that Nespresso’s Vertuo coffee capsules do not infringe the patents EP 3 023 362, EP 3 521 207 and EP 3 521 209. The patent owner may appeal the judgement to the Swiss Federal Supreme Court.

Homburger acted as sole Swiss representative of Nespresso in this matter. The Homburger team was led by partner Andri Hess and included associate Angelika Murer (both IP/IT, Litigation).