Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. v. National-Oilwell Canada Ltd., 2010 FC 966
Justice Snider - 2010-09-28
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The motion now before the Court relates to a patent infringement action brought by the Plaintiffs, William Wenzel and Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. (Wenzel Tools) against the Defendants. Mr. Wenzel claims that he is the inventor of Canadian Patent No. 2,206,630 ('630 Patent). Wenzel Tools claims to be the owner of the '630 Patent by way of assignment. In their Statement of Defence and Counterclaim, the Defendants: (a) deny that Mr. Wenzel is the true inventor of the subject matter of the claims in the '630 Patent; and (b) claim that the '630 Patent is invalid on the grounds of obviousness, anticipation, and lack of inventiveness and utility.
Decision relates to:
- T-1327-05 - WENZEL DOWNHOLE TOOLS LTD. ET AL v. NATIONAL-OILWELL CANADA LTD ET AL