FAMECCANICA and BICMA end a patent infringement dispute.

January 18, 2017

      1. Fameccanica.Data S.p.A. and BICMA Hygiene Technologie GmbH have reached a confidential settlement ending a patent infringement dispute relating to the FAMECCANICA patent EP1941853 concerning a method for producing sanitary articles with “zero-waste” side panels.

      2. As part of the settlement, FAMECCANICA and BICMA have entered into a royalty-bearing license agreement to the PATENT so that BICMA may continue to manufacture the equipment as described in the PATENT claims, for sale to and use by BICMA’s customers operating in such countries within the geographic European territory where counterparts of the PATENT are existing and in force. FAMECCANICA and BICMA agreed not to disclose the remaining terms of the settlement agreement and of the patent license agreement.