GM, Ford, Others Sued Over RFID Patent

Law360, New York (January 13, 2011, 7:28 PM EST) -- Iowa-based Rydex Ltd. has accused General Motors Co., Ford Motor Co. and 13 other automakers of unlawfully lifting patented technology that uses radio frequency identification technology to start a vehicle's engine.

The long list of defendants in the suit — lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas — also includes Chrysler Group LLC, Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc., American Honda Motor Co. Inc., Nissan North America Inc., Mercedes-Benz USA LLC, BMW of North America LLC, Kia Motors Inc., Hyundai Motor...
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