Hexatronic has received a notice of discontinuance from the High Court of New Zealand regarding an alleged infringement by Hexatronic New Zealand Limited and Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB in New Zealand. The lawsuit which was communicated July 8, 2016 was related to air-blown fiber.
Hexatronic has, in addition to the discontinued lawsuit above, on two occasions been subject to lawsuits from Emtelle related to air-blown fiber products.
Hexatronic was during spring 2015 subject to a lawsuit from Emtelle Ltd. related to an alleged infringement of a Swedish patent related to air-blown fiber products. Negotiations in the Swedish Patent and Market Court were held in early September 2017 in which the court decided in Hexatronic’s favor.
Hexatronic UK Ltd., Hexatronic Cables & Interconnect Systems AB and Hexatronic Group AB is, as communicated June 12, 2018 and confirmed June 14, 2018, subject to a lawsuit from Emtelle related to an alleged infringement of patents in the United Kingdom related to air-blown fiber products. Hexatronic has contested the claim.
Gothenburg, August 1, 2018 Henrik Larsson Lyon CEO Hexatronic Group
For more information, please contact: Henrik Larsson Lyon, CEO Hexatronic Group, +46 706 50 34 00
This is information that Hexatronic Group AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 09.00 CET on August 1 2018.