Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. v. National-Oilwell Canada Ltd., 2011 FC 1323
Justice Snider - 2011-11-29
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Mr. William (Bill) Wenzel is the named inventor and Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. (Wenzel Tools) is the registered patent holder of Canadian Patent No. 2,026,630 (the '630 Patent). As stated in the '630 Patent, the patent relates to a "method of increasing the off bottom load capacity of a bearing assembly". The bearing assembly designed by Bill Wenzel is a piece of equipment intended for use in the drilling of oil and gas wells.
Decision relates to:
- T-1327-05 - WENZEL DOWNHOLE TOOLS LTD. ET AL v. NATIONAL-OILWELL CANADA LTD ET AL
- A-477-11(2012 FCA 333) - which is an appeal from this decision