Mitsubishi Can't Squash GE Wind Turbine Patent In IP Suit

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 5:15 PM EST) -- Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. lost a bid Wednesday to jettison one of two patents from an intellectual property dispute brought by General Electric Co. over wind turbine technology after a Texas federal judge found Mitsubishi failed to prove it did not infringe the patent.

“The court cannot decide as a matter of law that Mitsubishi's turbines do not infringe the patent,” U.S. District Judge Royal Ferguson wrote in an order denying Mitsubishi's motion for summary judgment.

GE launched the immediate suit in February 2010, accusing Mitsubishi...
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