Antitrust Suit Over RFID Patent Dismissed

Law360, New York (October 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out an antitrust suit over the market for radio frequency identification chips, ruling that Datamars SA's claim that AVID Identification Systems Inc. violated the Sherman Act by attempting to enforce a fraudulently obtained patent had already been decided.

Judge Richard H. Kyle of the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota signed off on a memorandum opinion and order granting AVID's motion to dismiss on Monday, marking the latest development in a legal battle between the companies that has been...
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