TomTom, Aisin Settle Vehicle Navigation Patent Suits

Law360, New York (June 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A settlement agreement between rival auto navigation system makers TomTom Global Assets BV and Aisin AW Co. Ltd. has resolved two patent infringement cases.

Patricia Martone, an attorney for Aisin, said that the two companies had reached a settlement of pending litigation between them in the U.S., Germany, and Japan. The terms of the settlement are confidential, apart from the fact that the companies entered into a cross-license with each other.

Two different suits were dismissed last week in the Eastern District of Texas at the...
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