RemoTech, AITech Drop Remote Control Patent Fight

Law360, New York (June 4, 2010, 12:02 PM EDT) -- RemoTech LLC has dropped its infringement suit against AITech International Corp. over a patent for a system that extends the range of infrared remote controls.

Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida signed off Thursday on a motion for voluntary dismissal with prejudice that RemoTech filed a day earlier.

RemoTech sued AITech in March, alleging it knowingly infringed U.S. Patent Number 4,809,359, which was issued in February 1989 and expired in late 2006.

It was unclear whether RemoTech...
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