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  • Steffen Borlich
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EKF wins patent dispute

(PresseBox) (Barleben, ) EKF-diagnostic GmbH with its registered office in Barleben, Germany, and the Swedish company, HemoCue are the parties in a patent case related to the European patent of HemoCue. This European patent on a microcuvette of HemoCue was revoked for Germany by the Federal Patent Court in Munich, Germany, on 2 May 2007. Generally, judgements can be appealed.

Mr Berthold Walter, General Manager of EKF- diagnostic GmbH, sees the position his company represents confirmed by this judgement.

Concurrently and due to the patent dispute, EKF-diagnostic GmbH has developed a new microcuvette and applied for a patent. Presently, this microcuvette is being evaluated and will be introduced on the market in the near future

EKF-diagnostic GmbH

EKF-diagnostic GmbH is a worldwide established German manufacturer of automatic glucose, lactate, hemoglobin and hematocrit analysers and meters for laboratory and POC. EKF was founded in 1990 and has great experience in medical and sports field.Our target is to bring high quality products that use newest technology to the customer - from single microcuvette up to complex but easy to handle analyser.