Cognex Scores In Patent Battle Against Veritec

Law360, New York (May 21, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge ruled Monday that a patent covering a type of scanner was invalid and unenforceable, handing a victory to technology company Cognex Corp. in its battle against what it says were improper attempts by Veritec Inc. and Acacia Research Corp. to enforce that patent.

Natick, Mass-based Cognex, a manufacturer of machine vision systems, filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota in 2006, asking the court to declare that the asserted claims of the patent at issue were invalid...
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