Toyota Slapped With ITC Complaint By Engine Maker

Law360, New York (January 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A tiny electric engine maker filed a complaint Wednesday with the U.S. International Trade Commission against auto giant Toyota for infringing on its patented hybrid car technology. The action comes just four months after another suit was filed against Toyota by Solomon in a Florida District Court, which has been stalled due to troubles financing the litigation.

Solomon Technologies Inc. is alleging infringement by Toyota Motor Corporation of its patented electricity-generating motor by hybrid transmissions. The alleged violations relate primarily to Toyota’s use of the technology...
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