OUII Fights Ruling That Cognex Uses Disputed Patents

Law360, New York (August 3, 2010, 5:03 PM EDT) -- Cognex Corp. failed to show it practices the inventions claimed in two patents at the center of its machine vision software infringement case against a slew of companies, the Office of Unfair Import Investigations has argued in challenging a U.S. International Trade Commission ruling.

Administrative Law Judge Carl C. Charneski erred in ruling July 16 that Cognex had proved it uses the inventions, according to a petition lodged Monday by attorney Lynn I. Levine, director of the OUII, which is part of the ITC.

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