Fraud Claims Stay In Intermec RFID Patent Suit

Law360, New York (September 2, 2009, 3:01 PM EDT) -- A judge has denied Intermec Inc.’s bid to toss fraud claims from a long-running declaratory judgment suit brought by Alien Technology Corp. over patents for radio frequency identification.

Judge Rodney Webb of the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota ruled Monday that defendant Intermec was not entitled to dismiss fraud claims from the lawsuit even though the parties recently entered a covenant not to sue on certain claims of a patent involved in the suit.

Though Intermec extended a covenant not to sue...
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