Mitsubishi Paper Mills Signs Settlement Agreement with Diatec Holding to Resolve Patent Disputes concerning Inkjet Media
The disputes derive from legal action initiated by MPM in Germany against Diatec's subsidiaries, Sihl GmbH, Sihl Direct GmbH and Sihl AG on grounds of infringement of MPM's inkjet media patents.
The settlement agreement provides for the payment of a fee to MPM. Other terms and conditions of the agreement are subject to confidentiality.
MPM considers its inkjet media activity to be a core business and owns a wide range of intellectual property rights in this area. MPM will continue to exploit and defend these intellectual property rights effectively to strengthen its inkjet media business.
Sihl is a corporate group that develops, produces and sells, among other things, media for digital color printing using the inkjet and dielectric methods and flexible data carriers for registration and identification purposes.
Mitsubishi Paper Holding (Europe) GmbH
MPM is a leading manufacturer of printing and business communication paper, inkjet media and photographic materials. MPM is world famous for its excellent product quality and innovation. MPM has production sites in Japan and Germany.