Honda Exits Air Bag Sensor Infringement Suit

Law360, New York (November 17, 2010, 12:40 PM EST) -- American Honda Motor Co. Inc. has settled infringement allegations brought by the owner of patents for vehicle passenger sensory technology, resolving its role in the case and leaving BMW of North America LLC as the sole remaining defendant.

The settlement, approved Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, frees Honda from a suit filed in December by Vehicle Occupant Sensing Systems LLC.

It also allows Honda to exit a competing declaratory judgment action initiated by affiliates of Honda and other carmakers...
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