Judge Rejects Patent Case Against OnStar

Law360, New York (March 5, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A patent-holding company that alleged General Motors' OnStar vehicle navigation system infringed one of its patents has been rebuffed by a federal judge.

Judge Barbara Crabb of the Western District of Wisconsin denied Vehicle IP LLC's motion for summary judgment in the case and granted a summary judgment motion by General Motors declaring that its product does not infringe. She also dismissed counterclaims by General Motors challenging the validity of the patent.

The judge made the same ruling for two other defendants in the case, Cellco...
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