Alien Cleared Of Willful Infringement Of Intermec Patent

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 2:20 PM EDT) -- A judge has ruled that Alien Technology Corp. did not willfully infringe Intermec Inc.’s patent for radio frequency identification, just a few weeks after ruling that Alien did not infringe four other Intermec patents.

Judge Ralph Erickson of the U.S. District Court for the District of North Dakota granted Alien’s motion for summary adjudication for no willful infringement Wednesday, finding that Intermec had not met the heightened pleading requirements for willful infringement.

“As a result of close questions of infringement, Alien’s valid defenses and Alien’s reliance...
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Case Information

Case Title

Alien Technology Corporation v. Intermec, Inc. et al

Case Number



North Dakota

Nature of Suit



Ralph R. Erickson

Date Filed

June 1, 2006

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