ALC, GN Add Fuel To Hearing Aid Patent Battle

Law360, New York (July 7, 2010, 4:46 PM EDT) -- Auditory Licensing Co. LLC has accused GN ReSound A/S, Oticon Inc. and others of infringing two more hearing technology patents, while the rival auditory device makers have filed their own declaratory judgment suit over the asserted patents.

The competing suits, launched Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Connecticut, represent the latest chapter in the litigious story of ALC's hearing technology, shifting focus to a pair of new patents claiming devices with receivers in the ear canal and microphones outside it.

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