Cases & Deals

CJ CheilJedang defends German patent infringement action by Japanese competitor

Client(s) CJ CheilJedang Corporation

Jones Day represented CJ CheilJedang Corporation, a major Korean-based multinational company, in an international patent dispute with a Japanese competitor before the courts in Germany, including the Federal Supreme Court of Germany. The subject matter concerned a nutritional amino acid product and production method used commercially in livestock feed. The Parties finally settled the dispute after the Federal Supreme Court of Germany handed down a widely recognized landmark ruling.