ONTEX settles a patent dispute with FAMECCANICA.

January 11, 2016

Ontex BVBA (“Ontex”) and Fameccanica.Data SpA (“Fameccanica”) have amicably settled a patent dispute concerning the Fameccanica European Patent EP-1355604-B1 and all its equivalents worldwide (the “Patent”).

The settlement consist of Fameccanica granting Ontex a non-exclusive limited license to the Patent for the manufacturing and sale, worldwide, of products that fall within the scope (such as Adult Pull-Up products with laminated, breathable elastic film)  of the Patent manufactured by Ontex with certain third party machinery.  Under the license agreement, Fameccanica retains the right to make use of the Patent and to license the Patent to any third party.

For reasons of confidentiality, Ontex and Fameccanica agreed not to make public further details of the settlement.