RemoTech Launches 2 More IP Suits Over TV Remote

Law360, New York (March 3, 2010, 3:03 PM EST) -- RemoTech LLC has fired off another two lawsuits over a patent for a system that extends the range of infrared remote controls, accusing Araneus USA Inc. and AITech International Corp. of infringement.

RemoTech filed its complaints Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, alleging the two companies knowingly infringed U.S. Patent Number 4,809,359, which was issued in February 1989 and expired in late 2006.

While the patent was in effect, Fremont, Calif.-based Araneus and Sunnyvale, Calif.-based AITech made, sold or imported...
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