OBE GmbH & Co. KG, a German manufacturer of special parts for frames and related products, has won a verdict in a European court, recognizing its claim that Galvanin Luigino, an Italian company, has infringed on a patent related to the production of certain components. OBE has already defended this patent, known as EP 0-823-066 B1, in the Higher Court in Munich as well as in a court in Milan.