On August 10, the court in The Hague ruled in proceedings on the merits that Royal FloraHolland has not infringed a patent of Floration Europe on the sea freighting of flowers.
In April 2021, the District Court of The Hague had already ruled in favour of the flower auction in summary proceedings instituted by Floration Europe. Floration Europe then brought proceedings on the merits. The oral hearing took place at the beginning of June, on August 10 the court ruled in favour of the auction.
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