Humanscale Pares Keyboard Patent Claims

Law360, New York (November 18, 2009, 5:27 PM EST) -- Humanscale Corp. has asked to withdraw two patent claims from its U.S. International Trade Commission complaint accusing CompX International Inc. and subsidiary CompX Waterloo of importing and distributing keyboard support systems that infringe its patent.

In a motion filed Tuesday Humanscale said it wished to withdraw claims 10 and 44 of U.S. Patent Number 5,292,097, titled “Work surface support.”

Those claims describe a support means wherein a second element comprises a first portion interconnecting the other end of the link elements and a second portion pivotally...
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