Intermec Sues Matrics Over RFID Patents

Law360, New York (June 7, 2004, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Intermec has filed a patent lawsuit against rival Matrics over emerging technology for radio frequency identification (RFID) tags and readers.

The complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Delaware, alleges Matrics' RFID products and systems infringe intellectual property owned by Intermec and asks for a “reasonable” royalty.

RFID systems, which automatically send and receive low-frequency signals containing small amounts of data, can be used to track goods and machinery as they move from one location to the next. Unlike barcodes, RFID automatic...
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