coffee_beans.jpgIPNews® –  The European Patent Office this week struck down a Patent related to Nespresso coffee machines.

Nestle-owned Nespresso suffered the major blow as the European Patent Office invalidated a patent that it granted two years ago.  The revocation of the patent, which covered the way the Nespresso devices handle its custom made coffee pods, eases the way for competitors to manufacture compatible pods and similar devices.  To continue reading, click: Nestle Gets Nespresso Patent Revoked