Symbol Sues Intermec Over RFID Patents, Again

Law360, New York (April 29, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An emerging wireless tracking technology that could one day replace bar codes on packaged goods has triggered a patent war between two of the leading players in the industry.

On Thursday, Symbol Technologies, Inc. filed a second patent infringement lawsuit against Intermec Technologies Corp. over so-called RFID technology.

Symbol’s latest complaint, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin, cover all variations of scanners and scanning methods and all variations of bar code scanning devices such as mobile computing terminals and hand-held...
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