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German Federal Patent Court Decision Revoking a Solvay Patent on Vehicle Emissions Catalyst Material Marks another Major Win for Neo Performance Materials and its Customers

Neo Chemicals & Oxides Ltd. won a major court decision in Germany last week as the Federal Patent Court in Munich revoked the German designation of a key patent (EP 1435338) that had been claimed by Solvay Special Chem Japan Ltd., an affiliate of Brussels-based Solvay SA, on a cerium oxide-based product used to reduce nitrogen oxide emissions in diesel vehicle engines.

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China’s Patent Re-Examination Board Again Rules in Favour of Neo Performance Materials in Invalidating Patent Claims for Vehicle Emissions Catalyst Products

Neo Performance Materials Inc. and Zibo Jiahua Advanced Material Resources Co., Ltd (collectively “Neo”, “the Company”) (TSX:NEO), is pleased to report that the Patent Reexamination Board of the State Intellectual Property Office of China has ruled for the second time this year in favour of Neo by invalidating all product claims associated with patent ZL 200710146613.6, held by Daiichi Kigenso Kagaku Kogyo Co. (“DKKK”).

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