Britannica Asks To Renew Search Systems Patent Suit

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Encyclopedia Britannica Inc. has asked a federal court to amend its final judgment in a long-running suit over two patents for multimedia search systems to allow the publisher to continue with its infringement claims on one of the patents.

The motion, filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, contends that the court improperly dismissed Britannica's complaint against a number of automotive companies that manufacture global positioning systems, including Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and American Honda Motor Co. Inc., after...
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