Solomon Can't Switch Claims In Toyota Case: Court

Law360, New York (January 27, 2010, 4:39 PM EST) -- A federal court has dealt a blow to Solomon Technologies Inc.’s case alleging Toyota Motor Corp.’s hybrid vehicles infringe its patent, finding that the plaintiff could not abandon the claim construction basis that it had adopted during previous litigation.

Magistrate Judge Mark A. Pizzo of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Tuesday granted a summary judgment bid by Toyota after determining that Solomon was not allowed to argue that a claim limitation did not apply because it contradicted with the position...
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