Otis Barred From Making Elevator System After IP Row

Law360, New York (September 13, 2011, 3:35 PM ET) -- A New York federal judge on Monday permanently enjoined Otis Elevator Co. from producing, selling, installing or importing elevator systems that a jury found to infringe a patent held by Schindler Elevator Corp.’s unit Inventio AG.

U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon granted Inventio’s motion for permanent injunction and awarded judgment to the Schindler subsidiary after a jury found in July that Otis’ installations violated U.S. Patent Number 5,689,094.

“Inventio has demonstrated that it will suffer irreparable injury unless Otis is immediately enjoined from continuing to make,...
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