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German Court confirms previous preliminary ruling against German competitor on phone design

Lund, Sweden, 2012-01-27 11:59 CET (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
On January 17, the Landgericht Hamburg court in Germany upheld the previous preliminary ruling of September 7, 2011. In that ruling, Doro’s competitor, Emporia Deutschland, was forbidden, subject to a considerable fine, from holding, selling, using, importing or exporting a clamshell mobile phone model with a certain appearance and marketed under the Telme brand. The phone, which was launched last summer, is similar in appearance to Doro’s equivalent products and thus constitutes an infringement of Doro’s registered design rights.

The phones that infringe on Doro’s rights may not be sold.

“I am very pleased that the Landgericht Hamburg court has confirmed our position. We work intensively and continuously with innovation, design and branding. That is why we also promptly and consistently challenge any infringements upon our intellectual property rights,” says Jérôme Arnaud, President and CEO of Doro.


For more information, please contact:
President and CEO Jérôme Arnaud, +46 (0)46 280 50 05,
or Vice President and CFO Annette Borén, +46 (0)706 30 00 09.

 
This is information that Doro AB (publ) is required to publish in accordance with the Swedish Securities Markets Act and/or the Swedish Financial Trading Act. This information was submitted for publication on January 27, 2012 at 12.00 a.m. CET.


About Doro
Doro, the leader in the telecom care market, is a Swedish public company. With over 37 years of experience in the telecom industry, the company focuses on developing, marketing and selling products, software, TeleCare and mHealth solutions specially adapted to the growing worldwide population of seniors. Doro’s range of easy-to-use mobile phones is unmatched and its unique know-how has been recognized through several international design awards. The company’s products are sold in more than 30 countries on five continents. In FY 2010 revenue totaled SEK 633 m. Doro’s shares are quoted on the Nasdaq OMX Stockholm exchange, Nordic list, Small companies. Read more about Doro at www.doro.com or at facebook.com/DoroSverige.

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