Korean Co. Hit With Suits Over Money-Sorting Patent

Law360, New York (September 25, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An Illinois-based money-sorting technology company has filed two suits against a Korean-based rival and its U.S. distributor for allegedly infringing patented technology used to process currency.

Cummins-Allison Corp. filed its latest suit on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas against Shinwoo Information & Telecommunications Co. Ltd. and Hawaii-based Amro-Asian Trade Inc. for allegedly infringing a patent for authenticating currency.

The first suit, which was filed in August and amended last week, claimed infringement for three patents that automatically determine the...
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