Court Ruling in Seadrill's Favor in Patent Lawsuit

The Oslo District Court rulings today has granted Seadrill full support in Transocean's patent lawsuit against the company. The court invalidated Transocean's patents on both multi-activity offshore drilling apparatus as well as for applying simultaneous operations in offshore drilling activities. All claims against Seadrill were found invalid.

The court ruled that Transocean shall cover all litigation costs.