Heraeus Medical GmbH (a company incorporated under the laws of the Federal Republic of Germany) and another v Biomet UK Healthcare Ltd and others

Conflict of laws – Jurisdiction. The Chancery Division dismissed applications made by the defendant company to challenge the jurisdiction of the England and Welsh courts in a claim involving the alleged misuse of the claimants' confidential information regarding the manufacture of cement in orthopaedic operations. England and Wales was the appropriate forum in which to bring the case in the event that it was established that related proceedings in Germany did not cover UK acts.

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