Mirror Assembly Cos. Infringe 12 SMR Patents: Suit

Law360, New York (April 8, 2010, 6:03 PM EDT) -- Luxembourg-based SMR Patents SARL has accused two automotive supply companies of infringing a dozen patents and of false patent marking through their sale of mirror assemblies to automotive giants Ford Motor Co., General Motors Co., Chrysler Group LLC, Toyota Motor Corp. and Honda Motor Co.

SMR and its Michigan-based operating subsidiary SMR Automotive Systems USA Inc. filed a complaint Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan, claiming that Magna Mirrors of America Inc. and Canada-based Magna International Inc. have violated federal...
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