ITC Backs Deals In Machine Vision Software Spat

Law360, New York (November 20, 2009, 2:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has effectively signed off on settlements between Cognex Corp. and respondents Yxlon International Inc. and Multitest Electronic Systems Inc., paving the way for the companies to resolve their infringement dispute over patents for machine vision software.

The ITC said Thursday that it would not review an initial determination from an administrative law judge approving both agreements, finding that none of the respondents had asked the commission to review the earlier ruling.

Michael Doane of Adduci Mastriani & Schaumberg LLP, who represents...
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