Sidergas Didn't Infringe Lincoln Welding Wire IP: ITC

Law360, New York (September 27, 2010, 6:35 PM EDT) -- The U.S. International Trade Commission has affirmed that neither Sidergas SpA nor ESAB AB infringed the asserted claims of a Lincoln Electric Co. patent for bulk welding wire equipment, but will review certain other issues related to those claims.

The ITC issued a notice Friday that it would uphold an administrative law judge's July 29 finding that Italy-based Sidergas and Sweden-based ESAB's products did not infringe any of the patented claims at the center of the Section 337 case.

The commission said it would review four...
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