Ford Accused Of Stealing Engineer's Fuel Injection Technology

Law360, Philadelphia (August 30, 2012, 1:54 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania engineer lodged a patent infringement suit against Ford Motor Co. in federal court Wednesday, contending that after Ford rejected a patented fuel injection technology that he proposed, it began manufacturing vehicles incorporating his system.

TMC Fuel Injection System, LLC, helmed by Shou Hou, claims in Pennsylvania federal court that Ford is using its technology in its popular F-150 pickup truck, among other vehicles.

“TMC has been damaged by Ford’s infringement of the ‘414 patent, has been irreparably harmed by that infringement and will suffer...
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