Patent Management Firm Wants Delphi To Pay Up

Law360, New York (September 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A patent portfolio management company has complained that bankrupt auto parts manufacturer Delphi Corp. is forcing it to pay Delphi's patent renewal fees without agreeing to honor a contract between the parties.

Computer Patent Annuities Ltd. filed a motion Tuesday seeking to compel Delphi to either assume or reject a service contract for CPA to handle quarterly patent and design patent renewals with global intellectual property agencies.

According to CPA’s motion, filed in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York, Delphi is...
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