Appeals Court Remands Honeywell Patent Case

Law360, New York (May 29, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court panel has vacated a lower court's claim construction ruling concerning aviation electronics patents owned by aerospace giant Honeywell International Inc., sending the case back to district court for a rehearing.

As a result, Honeywell will get another chance to prove its terrain warning system technology, which gives pilots automatic aural and visual warnings of possible terrain hazards, was infringed by rivals Universal Avionics Systems Corp. and Sandel Avionics Inc.

“The federal court has now cleared the way for Honeywell to pursue those who...
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