RemoTech Sues Belkin Over Remote Control Patent

Law360, New York (March 23, 2010, 2:40 PM EDT) -- RemoTech LLC has hit Belkin International Inc. with a patent infringement suit, continuing its aggressive enforcement of a patent for a system that extends the range of infrared remote controls.

RemoTech lodged its suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida, accusing Belkin of knowingly infringing U.S. Patent Number 4,809,359, which was issued in February 1989 and expired in late 2006.

While the patent was in effect, Compton, Calif.-based Belkin made, sold or imported products into the U.S. that used RemoTech's...
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