Honeywell, Siemens, Others Sued Over Robotics Patents

Law360, New York (November 16, 2011, 5:07 PM EST) -- A Washington state-based software provider on Tuesday targeted Honeywell International Inc., Siemens Corp., oil refinery operator Motiva Enterprises LLC and others in three separate patent infringement suits over integrated software used to control robotic manufacturing machines. 

Roy-G-Biv Corp. alleges in Texas federal court that Honeywell, Siemens, Motiva, ABB Ltd. and packaging solutions company MeadWestvaco Corp. have imported, produced, sold and used software and equipment that infringe several patents.

“Defendants’ continuing acts of infringement are irreparably harming and causing damage to Roy-G-Biv,” one of the complaints said. ...
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