Fanuc, GE Units Settle Robotic Tech Patent Suit

Law360, New York (November 23, 2009, 12:46 PM EST) -- Fanuc Ltd. and several General Electric Co. subsidiaries have settled with a Washington-based software provider in a patent infringement dispute involving integrated technology for robotic machines.

Judge David Folsom of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted the joint motion to dismiss the lawsuit with prejudice on Friday, ending two years of litigation originally brought by Roy-G-Biv Corp. in 2007.

Fanuc as well as GE Fanuc Automation Corp., GE Fanuc Automation Americas Inc. and GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms Inc. reached a settlement...
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