IP Suit Against Honda, Toyota, Others Moved To Mich.

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 1:54 PM EDT) -- A Kansas federal judge on Tuesday sent to Michigan a nonprofit economic development group's suit accusing American Honda Motor Co Inc., Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. and two other automakers of infringing three patents that cover piston coating technology.

Judge Sam A. Crow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas granted the defendants' motion to transfer the case to the Eastern District of Michigan, ruling that the Kansas-based National Institute for Strategic Technology Acquisition and Commercialization had failed to show that the facts...
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