Valence victory European patent dispute opens the door a crack for other lithium iron phosphate makers

On December 9, 2008, the Opposition Board of the European Patent Office (EPO) decided to revoke in its entirety European Patent 0904607, relating to lithium-metal phosphate materials, originally issued to the University of Texas (UT). Valence had initiated this opposition proceedings in the EPO on J...

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