Zenith Electronics Accused Of Patent Suit Subterfuge

Law360, New York (June 28, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A French electronics maker has asked a federal court in Texas to deny Zenith Electronics Corp.'s motion to amend a patent infringement complaint, accusing the company of trying to add a slew of claims at the eleventh hour, and by stealth.

In its opposition to Zenith's motion to modify its suit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas, Thomson Inc. argued that its competitor's request was a ruse to conceal from the court the addition of 20 Thomson products to...
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